Hattie Sanderson is an artist, instructor, and author. She began her career as an art director in the graphic design field. In 1990 Hattie opened her own studio to explore, create, and teach in the disciplines of fiber, collage, ceramics, and metal. It was during this time that she was introduced to metal clay and fell in love with the medium.
Hattie shares her love of metal clay internationally as a speaker and through workshops. She is known for her enthusiastic, thorough, and approachable teaching style. Hattie earned the credentials of senior instructor for both Art Clay® and PMC® metal clays, and is registered as the second tier of the the Metal Clay Masters Registry.
Hattie s work has won many national awards and is published in several notable books and publications. She is the creator of HattieS® brand products and the instructional DVD Series, HattieS® Contemporary Metal Clay 1, 2 & 3. Her purpose in creating these products and instructional materials is to enhance the metal clay creation experience for artists everywhere.
Hattie's studio is located on the family farm in northern Illinois, USA.