Laurie Shaman is a ceramic artist based in Chicago.

View the gallery page on this site to see examples of my artwork, check for galleries around the country where my artwork can be seen in person, and please feel free to contact me to inquire about pricing of my ceramics, custom work and commissions.

Studio Visits

Visits to my studio, at 4001 N. Ravenswood in Chicago, are possible by appointment. Contact me to arrange a time to look at available work, or to discuss the possibility of making vessels, tiles, or wall pieces with your specifications in mind.

2015 Exhibitions & Events

June 6
Spring Open House & Studio Sale
4001 N. Ravenswood, #505, Chicago, IL

Artists of the Month
Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

August 1-31
Wild Things: ceramics by Laurie Shaman
Warm Springs Gallery
Warm Springs, VA

September 19-20 (Saturday - Sunday)
14th Annual RAW Tour of Arts and Industry
Open studio in conjunction with the Ravenswood ArtWalk Tour of Arts & Industry and Chicago Artists Month.

December 4 - 6 (Friday - Sunday)
16th Annual Holiday Open House & Studio Sale
4052 N. Western, Chicago, IL
Our annual festive event featuring ceramics, paintings and photography by Ed Hinkley, Eric Jensen, Diane McKeever, Guy Nicol and myself.

Thanks for visiting this site and please check back from time to time for an updated list of events and new work.

All photos © Peter Kiar.

Ceramic art by Laurie Shaman may be seen at the following galleries and shops:

Tamarack Gallery, Omena, MI
Jura Silverman Gallery, Spring Green, WI
AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Main Street Coffeehouse, Chincoteague Island, VA
Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago, IL

Public Art Installation

In the Swim
Hayes Park Natatorium

A six-panel ceramic mural "In the Swim," commissioned by the Public Art Program, City of Chicago, was installed in October and is now on view at the Hayes Park Natatorium located at 2936 W. 85th Street in the Ashburn-Wrightwood community. Images of the mural will appear on my website soon!

Map to Hayes Park Natatorium »

Recent Publications

500 Ceramics

I'm pleased to have three pieces selected appearing in the recently published The Best of the 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay by Lark Books

500 Vases: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Form, Written by Ray Hemachandra and Julia Galloway. Published by Lark Books, October 2010

Published October 2010. Order this book on!

Links to some of my pieces which appear in this book of contemporary ceramics:

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