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Molly Cantor

Biography to Display: 

1966 Born, Boston, Massachusetts


BFA Ceramics, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts


1995— Full-time ceramic artist


Molly Cantor makes production art pottery and animal sculptures in porcelain. She has also produced Judaica, and mosaic-tiled rustic furniture. Types of firing  include oxidation with electricity, and reduction with gas or wood as fuel. Molly’s signature decoration is a black and white carving, with wood-cut references in the technique.

Her inspirations are from human and natural relationships, stories, poems, and nature. Aesthetic influences include printmaking, early American quilts, plants, insects, animals and New England life.




Typical Marks
Flowers and Swirls Teapot
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 21, 2023.