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Women of the West, juried by Montana based artist Tara Wilson, aims to showcase the diverse and talented women creating functional and sculptural ceramic work in the Western United States.

Tara Wilson is a studio artist living in Montana City, Montana. She has given lectures and workshops throughout the United States and her wood-fired utilitarian work has been exhibited internationally. When not working in the studio she can be often be found in the south hills on her mountain bike.  

Tara set up her studio in Montana City in 2008 after finishing residencies at The Archie Bray Foundation and Red Lodge Clay Center.  She currently has a train and a catenary arch wood fire kiln, a heinz 57 beauty, a very needy mouser, as well as a few chookies.


Learn more about our Juror visit her website,


Tara Wilson, Tessa Hoenig, Lane Chapman, Antra Sinha, Michaela Blomberek, Nicolle Hamm, Elena Wendelyn, Stephanie Kim, Lauren Sievers, Shasta Klueger, Aimee Marcinko, Kate Gibbs 


Women of the West

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