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WARREN MACKENZIE AND JOHN REEVE
Kindred Spirits

Saturday September 9, 2017 - Saturday September 30, 2017
Reception Sept 9, 3:00 - 5:00 PM




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Updated April 2018

Warren MacKenzie studied painting at Art Institute of Chicago then switched to ceramics after serving in WWII. Captivated by pottery, he and his wife Alix made regular trips to Field Museum of Natural History. They then went to England for a happy and productive apprenticeship with Bernard Leach in St Ives meeting Lucie Rie, Hans Coper and Shoji Hamada. On their return, they settled in Stillwater, MN where he continued his studio and still lives till today. He became professor of ceramics at the University of Minnesota teaching legions of students and making Minnesota a clay state retiring in 1990 a Regents Professor.


“Don’t overlook the less obvious pieces, the simple bowls, plates or yunomi…extraordinary objects because they are ordinary objects. It is in these that you will find the real pots, the real MacKenzie” John Reeve


The Warren MacKenzie
Scholarship Fund has been
set up at the Northern Clay Center,
Minneapolis MN.
A portion of each sale will go to this.
Individuals may contribute too.

UPDATED April 12, 2018

Warren MacKenzie AMERICAN MASTER

Drop Rim Bowl w/Iron Marks
5 x 11.5 in.  
stoneware

Drop Rim Bowl, Tenmoku
3.75 x 10.5 in.  
stoneware

Drop Rim Bowl, Shino, Large
3.75 x 12 in.  
stoneware

Shino Vase with Wide Facets



Shino Bowl with Rope
4 x 7 in.  
stoneware

Shino Bowl with Tracks
3.5 x 6.5 in.  
stoneware

Set of Six Shino Plates, Small
1.5 x 7.5 in.  
stoneware

Teapot, Shino
8 x 7.5 x 6.5 in.  
stoneware

Shino Teapot
8.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 in.  
stoneware

Shino Platter with Finger wipes
2.25 x 12 in.  
stoneware

Shino Platter, Small, Brown Drips w/ Line Across
1.75 x 10.5 in.  
stoneware

Shino Platter w/Brown glaze around the Edge
2.5 x 13 in.  


Shino Platter, Medium, Brown Drips
1.75 x 11.5 in.  
stoneware

Teapot, Tan
9.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 in.  
stoneware

Grey Fluted Teapot 2016
7 x 7 in.  
stoneware

Bowl, Shino with Wipes
2.75 x 7.5 in.  
stoneware

Medium Shino Platter w/Wipes
3.25 x 13 in.  
stoneware

Amber Button Box
6 x 3.75 in.  
stoneware

Button Box, Faceted
5 x 5.5 in.  
stoneware

Button Boxes

stoneware

Lidded Jar, Shino, Faceted
13.5 (Height) in.  
stoneware

Lidded Jar, Shino, Faceted
11 (Height) in.  
stoneware

Platter, Tenmoku with White
2.5 x 14 in.  
stoneware

Tenmoku Platter with Green, 15in
2.75 x 15 in.  
stoneware

Platter, Tenmoku with Green Swirls
3 x 14.75 in.  
stoneware

Set of Tenmoku Bowls
2.5 x 5 x 4.5 in.  
stoneware

Set of Amber Bowls
2.5 x 4 in.  
stoneware

Tall Yellow Bottle 2016
15.75 x 7.25 in.  
stoneware

Tall Blue Bottle
13 x 7.5 in.  
stoneware

Tenmoku Vase
13 x 5.5 in.  
stoneware

Tenmoku Platter, Drips
3 x 13 in.  
stoneware

Tenmoku Bottle with Lines
11.25 x 4.5 in.  
stoneware

Vase, Tenmoku
6 x 4.5 in.  
stoneware

Tenmoku Platter
2.5 x 12.25 in.  
stoneware

Bowl, Tenmoku, Double Rim
4 x 6 in.  
stoneware

White Lidded Jar w/ Brush Marks, 2013, V2
8.25 x 8 x 7 in.  
stoneware