After being involved in several businesses and making Agate jewelry, he started working with clay in 1975. For the next 40 years he threw porcelain pots using a crystalline glaze surface technique.These glazes became his passion which lead him to conduct numerous experiments resulting in hundreds of new recipes. His focused research built him a national reputation as one of the potters credited with reviving the interest in crystalline glazes.
His work is found in several public collections such as Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Oakland Museum of California. The item "JOHN MANKAMEYER MANKA BLUE CRYSTALLINE GLAZE STUDIO POTTERY VASE ARTS CRAFTS" is in sale since Tuesday, October 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Studio/ Handcrafted Pottery". The seller is "devonb" and is located in Solana Beach, California.
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