Historic Transferware: Plates, Platters, & Mugs with Mary Emery Lacoursiere

Choose from a selection of mugs, platters, and plates to make a set of unique custom ceramics.  The generous size mug is guaranteed to hold enough coffee to get your day going or a favorite soup for lunch. Platters and plates will get the conversation started at your next gathering.

Use historical imagery, text, and or whimsy imagery to compose your pieces that will then be fired in a kiln, making them food and dishwasher safe.

Maximum class size: 10

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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