Artist Spotlight: Mike Baum

Mike and Karen Baum
Mike and Karen Baum

Mike and his wife Karen are a husband and wife team who have been creating pottery together for over 40 years. Working in the space between utilitarian and fine art, their pottery that is not only beautiful but functional. They mix their own glazes and fire the pots in a fiber gas kiln of their own design. "We believe that people who have beautiful artwork in their homes also like to use beautiful handmade pots at their table."

Learn more about this creative couple at their website and check out this interview the Arts Council of Lebanon did with Mike. Come talk functional art when Mike and Karen join the seven other Warren County Potters for the art exhibition, Masters of Ceramics. The show opens with a FREE reception January 18th 6:30-8:30pm. Can't make it? The artists may be gone but the exhibition will remain through February 22nd, open to the public, at Harmon Museum, during normal business hours. (note: admission is charged for entry into the museum)