Rae Marie Crisel - Resident Artist
Rae Marie Crisel grew up in Kansas. After college, she spent a career in Indianapolis as a scientist and director for a large corporation. She and her husband also own a large farming operation, where they raised a family. Upon retirement, Rae Marie embarked upon her career in the arts.
She specializes in functional pottery collections that reflect both her plains heritage and the ocean environment. She features natural colors and images such as sunflowers, waves, and palms on her themed series. In addition, her wood fired series uses natural hardwood ash as the primary glaze material making each piece unique.