Mark Lusardi

Mark Lusardi has a BA in fine arts from the University of Maine at Presque Isle, received extensive training in glaze theory and raku firing from the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and has been teaching raku for over 30 years. He is currently the glaze maven at Continental Clay Company and an instructor at Northern Clay Center. Mark’s own ceramic work is inspired by nature and is primarily hand-built sculptures and wheel-thrown vessels.