Sharon Ohmberger

Associate Artist & Studio 6

Artist medium(s): Ceramics

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Sharon was born & raised in Nebraska and has been working in clay since 1993. Sharon received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art from the University of Nebraska in 1992; her specialty is ceramic art with minors in English and Great Plains Studies.  She has a studio in Firth, NE, where she resides with her husband, also an artist.  

Hand-built pottery satisfies her need to create things expressive of both beauty and potential utility; as such the medium allows her to remain true to both her own expressive desires and her practical rural background. She finds inspiration in a variety of sources: the wild and cultivated landscapes of the Great Plains, the seasonal comings and goings of the insects, flora and fauna in her back yard and all kinds of textures and embellishments from clothing to furniture. Her most basic personal requirement for her work is that she continue to enjoy making it, as she believes good art and fine craft pieces carry the energy of their maker.

Current Work

Navy and Amber Casserole Dish, 5"H x 6" W x 10"L, Coil-built red earthenware, food safe. $110

Sangria Satin Bowl, 9" x 6" x 3", $110

Oval Soup / Salad bowls with gold handles, 7.5" x 4" x 3.5", $60 ea, $220 for set of 4

Potluck Soup Cups, holds ~8oz, $25-$30 each

Leaf & Gold Rimmed Charcuterie Tray, 11" x 12" x 1 1/2", $185

Constellation Cookie Tray, 6" x 13" x 2", $90

Soft Peach Cordial Cups, 6" x 3", $40 ea, $75 pair