Teachers

Lloyd Hamovit

Lloyd Hamovit Lloyd Hamovit is a New England clay artist whose work combines the tradition of the potter's wheel with sculptural altering techniques. After 20 years as a high-school ceramics teacher, Lloyd Hamovit founded the 2 Rivers Ceramics Studio now located in Newbury, MA. As a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Lloyd's work is well represented in galleries and fine craft shows throughout New England. Lloyd produces ceramic work in two styles. His porcelain pieces are whimsical and often imitate the human form in a sculptural manner. His figurative work involves throwing and altering porcelain pieces. The more functional stoneware pieces are also designed to convey humor, joy, and harmony. To see Lloyd's work, please visit Lloyd's Ceramics.

Larry Elardo

Larry ElardoLarry Elardo's work is mostly hand built and fellow potters often refer to him as "the texture guy."  Larry loves the infinite possibilities of clay. "The functional clay objects I build investigate the integration of form and surface. I’m always on the look out for objects both man-made and natural that will create great surfaces." Larry is an award winning member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen and known around New England for his outdoor sculptural work. Larry is also the inventor of the popular clay tool AccuAngle. To see Larry's work, please visit M Street Potters.


Stina Lindroth

Stina LindrothStina was born in Sweden and came to the US for what was to be 1 year of study at the Boston Museum School. After 5 years at the Ceramics Department of the School, she received a diploma and a coveted traveling scholarship, taking her to England and Sweden.

Married with two kids and a business, Stina tried to keep her hands in clay. She became affiliated with the well known Ocmulgee Pottery in Ipswich, where she taught classes and sold her pottery for over 20 years. For the past several years, Stina has taught and produced her wares at the 2 Rivers Ceramic Studio.

Stina mostly enjoys making wheel thrown functional pottery from miniatures to large serving bowls, as well as mugs, covered casseroles, berry bowls, chip and dips, votive candle holders, and fish bowls (her signature item).