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Travis Berning, Tree House Pottery

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1991 Study at Garden City Community College, Garden City, Kansas

1995 BFA Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

Graduate study, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas


1991—Studio Potter

2003—Founded Tree House Pottery, Dillsboro, North Carolina


Travis Berning is known for a full line of wheel-thrown functional ash glazed pottery. Since 1993 leaf silhouettes have been a typical addition to the surface of his pots. Berning frequently alters wheel-thrown wares to create basket forms.

Berning and Joe Frank McKee founded Tree House Pottery in 2003.


Artist's Studio: Tree House Pottery



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Typical Marks
Materials: Stoneware
Surface Technique: Glaze

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 29, 2023.