The Ultimate Spring Vase

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Welcome to Maryhill Clayworks Studio Store. Assembled here are my best designs for your shopping pleasure. You may find a beautiful bowl for yourself, a wedding or baby gift, or an ornament for all seasons. I hand make each piece in my Freeville, NY studio in the Finger Lakes region. I earned my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from Boston University in 1985 and worked as a portrait sculptor for a monument company in Barre, VT and as a designer for the MacKenzie-Childs pottery company in Aurora, NY.

My purpose is to create beautiful and joyful things for you to use. 

All the best to you.

Jacques Schickel 

A heartfelt thank you to everyone that visited my studio, bought online or over the phone. You definitely make my world go-round. I wish you all a very Happy New Year.

Yours, Jacques Schickel.  P.S. Spring is on its way!

I've never seen a vase bring more smiles and joy than this fun little vase does...hence the name Cheerful Vase. Click on image to visit the vase page

Abe Lincoln bronze

This is a Bronze 4' Relief of Abraham Lincoln Reading to his son.

Commissioned by the Dryden Southworth Library, Dryden, NY.

Limited edition of 5 Bronzes. If you are interested in purchasing one of

the bronze casts in the edition please email by going to the contact page. 

"This is the sweetest thing I have ever ever seen ! 

Much love to you, Jacques."

 -Victoria Mackenzie-Childs

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To inquire about commissioning a work of pottery or sculpture please  contact me. I'm easy to talk to. - Jacques 


Your bowl is being adored in Vermont, your whispering rabbit is being cherished in D.C., and your fish is delighting my mother in Pleasantville. Thank you, thank you! - Betsy"

"The mugs arrived yesterday and they are just perfect ! I really love them ! -

Thank you and Merry Christmas," Laurie