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Judith Fay Nafziger, Judith Nafziger

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1947 Born


1971 Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania

1975 BA Sociology, Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado

1981-1983 Loretto Heights College, Denver, Colorado

Anderson Ranch, workshops, Snowmass, Colorado


1976-2004 Studio Potter





Judith Nafziger is known for wheel thrown functional forms made using stoneware, white stoneware, and occasionally porcelain. The surfaces are typically finished with a white glaze with copper, cobalt, iron, and chrome decorations. The imagry shows Nafziger's Pennsylvania Dutch background and love of nature.

Nafzinger gathered her ceramic skills in workshops with notable makers including Elmer Taylor, David Leach, Peter Pinnell, M.C. Richards, Victor Babu, and Warren MacKenzie. 



Typical Marks
Date: 1992
Materials: White Stoneware
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified April 13, 2023.