Based in Kansas City, Irma Starr is a world-renowed potter who creates collectible works of art that is modeled after 17th-century style of pottery. Every piece of work is unique, and can be found at leading museums such as the Nelson Atkins-Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum and Plimouth Plantation. She is accomplished in all of the classic glazing techniques: combing, feathering, marbling, and slip-trailing. Starr has been commissioned by private connoisseurs, museums, companies, and the White House to create commemorative pieces.
FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham visits with Irma Starr and talks about her passion for 17th Century pottery: