I stumbled upon the work of ceramist Nancy Wickham Boyd via the Mudpuppy blog, and loved the textures and colours.


My searching on Google hasn’t thrown much light on Nancy Wickham Boyd’s ceramics, unfortunately, but I did find out that her work is highly regarded and most collectable, and that she lived and worked in Vermont, USA, during the 1950s.


PS: Many thanks to Chris Mees, editor at Design Research Publications for leaving a comment with additional information for us:

Nancy Wickham Boyd was born in 1923 and studied at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in Alfred, New York. She subsequently established a studio and shop in Woodstock, Vermont where she produced mainly functional ceramics. She participated in the Ceramic National Exhibition at Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts [now Everson Museum of Art] in Syracuse, New York in 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1955 and 1958. Examples of her work are included in the permanent collection of Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York.