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Polia Pillin Profiled in the Summer Cover Article of the Journal of American Art Pottery

Polia Pillin is the featured artist on the Summer cover of the Journal of American Art Pottery Association

Polia Sukonick was born on September 1, 1909, in Szenstochowa, Poland, the daughter of Joseph and Rifka (Paul) Sukonick. She was born into a family of artisans and craftsmen; her father was a coppersmith and her grandparents were accomplished weavers and potters who nurtured Polia’s love of art from an early age.

Polia was a member of the San Francisco Art Association, the California Watercolor Society, the American Ceramic Society, the American Crafts Council, and the Southern California Design Association.

Please follow this link to read the full article: Polia Pillian Article in the Journal of American Pottery Art Association Summer 2017