Maria Simon: Press

Maria Featured on Oregon Live

This week “Oregon Live”, the on-line version of the Oregonian, published a colorful interview of Maria and her work:


The article appears in anticipation of the 32nd Annual Ceramic Showcase 2014.

Oregon Art Beat

Last Spring, Oregon Public Broadcast TV filmed a segment on my work for Oregon Art Beat. The interview was aired in January 2010.

Bas Relief Tableaux

The first time a person uses clay to make an object and then shepherds that object through the drying and firing process, one receives a new take on the meaning of transformation. If the clayworker is truly aware, he or she notices it is not just the clay that changes, there is a change in oneself also. Magic happens.