Friday, January 27, 2012

Pottery Marks of Prince Edward Island - Mud Puddle Pottery - Kerry & Peter Krauskopf

Husband and wife potters Peter & Kerry Krauskopf opened Mud Puddle Pottery in 1978 with shop located initially in Mt. Mellick and then Belle River, PEI.

Kerry and Peter have been producing pottery on Prince Edward Island since 1977. Peter became an art teacher in the 1980's, and Kerry, now remarried is known as Kerry Kingston and has continued with her pottery business. Peter retired from teaching and is an active potter.

Kerry attended Douglas College in Surrey, B.C. and moved to the Island shortly after. Her company Pottery by the Sea was first opened in 1996 in Victoria-by-the-Sea, PEI. The retail shop was inside her home for five years and then in 2001 she began construction of a new shop, for production and retail. This new shop and studio on the north shore in North Rustico.

For more on Kerry's work see the blog post on Kerry Kingston.

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