WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2012

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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studio palette composition canvas artist profile inspiration gallery imagination Potter Elizabeth Cohen Inspired by the beauty of nature and by human nature LIZ SUNEBY writer Age Series fromthe tender age of seven Elizabeth Cohen saw her true calling as artist. But like many artists, her route from youthful art lover to professional artist took twists and turns. In college Elizabeth majored in English and minored in Japanese studies, not studio art. She entered graduate school to earn a master's degree in teaching, and then landed in Western Massachusetts teaching high-school English for six years before assuming her cherished role as wife and "full-time" mother. Here's how Elizabeth describes her path to becoming a potter: The pottery spark had been flickering within me since childhood, when I had taken a pottery class and had an epiphany that this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. It was 158 WellesleyWeston Magazine | fall 2012 ELIZABETH COHEN

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