gallery ten


2nd Saturday Gallery Reception: November 8, 5 pm – 8 pm

November 3–25, 2014

Nan Noeau Penner
"Shell We Dance"
An Homage to the Sea

Nan Noeau Penner
"Pebbles, Shells and Sea," ceramic
Nan Noeau Penner
"Seaside Sunset," ceramic


“Every artist knows he is engaged with an encounter with infinity and that work done with heart and hand is ultimately worship of life itself.”

— Soetsu Yanagi


“Here is offered work in clay that I have joyfully created with heart and hand.”

— Nan Penner


Nan Noeau Penner has been creating her wondrous art in paper, tapestry, paint, and stone for more than four decades.

She began her studies at Chovinard Art Institute in California. Throughout her illustrious career, she also took professional workshops in Japan, Hawaii, and Washington. As an instructor, she has taught at the Smithsonian Institution, The Appalachian Craft Center, The University of Alaska in Juneau, The Seattle Weavers Guild, and the University of Southern California Idyllwild Campus (ISOMATA) where she also chaired the Fiber Department.

Her work is found throughout collections in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe.


Nan Noeau Penner
"Murex," ceramic
Nan Noeau Penner
"Sea Fan," ceramic