Rick Hamelin has been a potter for more than three decades and owner of Pied Potter Hamelin Redware for nearly as long. His love for New England redware developed at Old Sturbridge Village, where he learned the importance of preserving redware’s history.
His collaborations with his wife, Gariné Arakelian of Kulina Folk Art, include her decorating his thrown wares and their creating a website as a resource for forums and collections on American redware. This resource is devoted to informing people and directing them to important redware collections, programs, and lectures in their area.
He is recognized by the Massachusetts Cultural Council as a traditional artisan and presents pottery workshops throughout the year.
We've mailed the
August 2018 issue of Early American Life to all of our current subscribers. The postal service advises you should allow up to three weeks for delivery,
so subscribers should have their copies of our new August issue by the end of June.
All new web subscriptions will start with the Christmas 2018 issue. Call us at 800-446-1696 if you have other subscription requirements.
Early American Homes
For Sale in Pennsylvania
History abounds at Brookside Farm, set on 3.8 acres that encompass a 4-bedroom Georgian-style main house, log cabin, summer kitchen, 2 car garage with horse stable, pavilion, shed, swan/poultry shed, plus a 300 year old witness tree.. $595,000.