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Gogi Millner - Biography
My love of claywork began at the YMCA in Trenton, NJ when I was 6 or 7 years old. My first "formal" class was at National Music Camp when I was 12. I threw my first pot on the wheel and gave up the clarinet!

1967 - I was privileged to go to the George School in Newtown, PA for my high school education. Its rich arts curriculum included a fine pottery studio and teacher. I included pottery in my schedule my freshman and senior years, studying with Betty Powell.

1971 - I attended Beloit College for liberal arts education which included drawing, ceramics and art history.

1972 - I dropped out to travel for a year in Europe and ended up in Dublin, Ireland as an apprentice to Anthony O'Brien.

1973 - I returned to the US to find an art school. I found the Kansas City Art Institute and jumped right in. Studied with Ken Ferguson and Victor Babu in the best undergraduate arts program in the world.

1975 - During the summer and fall I worked at Cornwall Bridge Pottery with Todd Piker as an independant study student.

1976 - I graduated with a BFA and established Cornish Hill Pottery in Cornish, Maine.

1985 - I moved Cornish Hill Pottery to Wolfeboro, NH where I had a studio on Mill Street.

1995 - I moved to Main Street in Wolfeboro and expanded the retail aspects of the store.
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