Permanent Collection 2007.02.14
Christopher Rumme is an accomplished craftsman using traditional skills and applying them to contemporary developments in the world of arts and crafts.Living and working as an artist/potter in the Asheville, NC area since 1978, Christopher is a long time member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.His work is displayed in regional galleries and in the collection of the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Many private collectors prize his work in their homes.Christopher studied with Master Potter Marguerite Wildenhain at Pond Farm Pottery in Guerneville, CA. His introduction to his craft was through studies with Dean Schwarz at Luther College in Decorah, IA.Christopher lives and works in east Asheville and has a studio in his home. Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he continues to produce exceptionally fine stoneware on a limited basis, continuing in the style he has established over his 30+ year career.