Meet Mariella Luz, of m.bueno Pottery. She is based in Olympia, WA, and is a self-taught ceramicist. Mariella's middle name starts with B, and sounds similar to bueno. When she started selling pottery she decided she couldn’t put her full name on all of her work so she came up with m.bueno.
For almost two decades she worked behind the scenes in music – working for a record label and running an all ages venue. In 2014, when the venue decided to close its doors, she took a ceramics class.
After one lesson throwing, she decided to buy a wheel. A year after that some friends invited her to sell at a craft fair and that is where she sold some of her first work.
Mariella tries to make her work affordable enough to use every day and simple enough to mix with things you already own.
Welcome to m. bueno Pottery!
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