Plaster Mold-Making

Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012 , All Day
Plaster mold-making

Melanie Schopper is a local artist who utilzes slip casting to create functional ceramics.  She has been the artist in residence at The Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and is a co-founder of the all women's art group Handmade Austin Women.  She worked as an assistant to porcelain artist Sunyong Chung of Ginko Studios, where she trained in a process of plaster mold making that has informed her current process.  She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Art.  Her line of cups and bowls called M.Schopper Ceramics can be found at Women and Their Work and on the East Austin Studio Tour.