Melvin D. Rowe has been working in clay since 1969 and he has been a full-time potter/artist since 1981. He holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts degrees. Melvin develops all his own glazes as well as the designs for his handcrafted, wheel-thrown pottery. He has exhibited his work in Germany, New York City, The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Diego and dozens of other cities.
He has taught for two universities and conducted numerous workshops. “Since I was a child, I have loved to make things. In clay, I have found a material that allows me to make almost anything.” Melvin‘s studio is located on his horse farm in the bluegrass region of Kentucky.