Handmade Holiday: Ceramic Transferware with Mary Emery Lacoursiere

Its getting close to holiday time and there’s nothing better than handmade gifts.

Choose from a selection mugs, platters, and bowls to make a set of unique custom ceramics.  Use historic imagery, text, and whimsy  to compose your pieces that will then be fired in a kiln, making them food and dishwasher safe.

Still trying to fill your gift list?  No problem.  Add an extra mug platter or small dish for an nominal charge.


Maximum class size: 12

Mary Emery Lacoursiere graduated from Pratt Institute with an M.F.A. in printmaking and painting. She had a studio in New York City for fifteen years, specializing in hand-painted sisal rugs, murals, and restoring historical painting. A member of the Historical Society of Early American Decoration since 1978, Mary has been a contributing artist for Lifetime Television and Hearst Entertainment and currently owns and operates Emery Design here on Nantucket. She is also the director of Education at the Nantucket Historical Association.

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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