Laurie Shaman is a ceramic artist based in Chicago.

View the gallery page on this site to see examples of my artwork, check for galleries around the country where my artwork can be seen in person, and please feel free to contact me to inquire about pricing of my ceramics, custom work and commissions.

Studio Visits

Visits to my studio, at 4001 N. Ravenswood in Chicago, are possible by appointment. Contact me to arrange a time to look at available work, or to discuss the possibility of making vessels, tiles, or wall pieces with your specifications in mind.

2016/2017 Exhibitions & Events

16 Hands Studio Tour

Nov. 25-27, Floyd, Virginia
Laurie Shaman - ceramics, Ed Hinkley - works on paper With: Ellen Shankin and woodworker, Brad Warstler in this annual tour of 8 artists' studios in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

17th Annual Open House & Studio Sale

Friday-Sunday, December 2-4, Chicago, IL
Our annual festive event featuring ceramics, paintings and photography by Ed Hinkley, Eric Jensen, Diane McKeever, Guy Nicol and myself.
4052 N. Western Ave. in Chicago
Friday 6-9pm, Sat/Sun 12-5pm

Spring Open House/Studio Sale

Date TBD, Chicago, IL
Would you like to stop by the studio sooner? Please contact me for a visit.

Public Art Installation

In the Swim
Hayes Park Natatorium

A six-panel ceramic mural "In the Swim," commissioned by the Public Art Program, City of Chicago, was installed in October and is now on view at the Hayes Park Natatorium located at 2936 W. 85th Street in the Ashburn-Wrightwood community. View it on this website or visit the Hayes Park Natatorium.

Map to Hayes Park Natatorium »




All photos © Peter Kiar.

Ceramic art by Laurie Shaman may be seen at the following galleries and shops:

ARTspace Gallery, John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Kohler, WI

Warm Springs Gallery
Warm Springs, VA

Tamarack Gallery
Omena, MI

Jura Silverman Gallery
Spring Green, WI

AKAR
Iowa City, IA

Cedar Creek Gallery
Creedmoor, NC

Northern Clay Center
Minneapolis, MN


Recent Publications

500 Ceramics

I'm pleased to have three pieces selected appearing in the recently published The Best of the 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay by Lark Books

500 Vases: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Form, Written by Ray Hemachandra and Julia Galloway. Published by Lark Books, October 2010

Published October 2010. Order this book on Amazon.com!

Links to some of my pieces which appear in this book of contemporary ceramics:



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