Ande KELLER

Ande Keller lives and works in the small town of Hauterive in south central France. He is an American.

Born in 1960, raised in rural Northern Michigan, surrounded by water and hilly woodlands, he grew up on a horse farm.

In the late 1970’s, he apprenticed for Laurie Murray of Charlevoix on the potter’s weel. Soon after, Ande accepted a position as an apprentice, production manager, lead sculptor and head potter for Todd Warner Studios in Bay Shore until 1983.

Changing mediums, Ande worked for Northern Lights Studios in Boyne City as production manager, working with exotic wood inlays and laminations.

After moving to France in 2014 and approaching retirement, Ande decided to invest as a full-time sculptor working with stoneware clay.

His love of the outdoors and animals is seen in a majority of his works. He is a keen observer with a wry sense of humor.

Though most of his works tends to be humorous or whimsical, some of his pieces are more thought-provoking.

Ande says of his work: “I can find humor in almost any situation. When people look at my work regadless of how they feel, I want to see a reaction. That means that I’ve made something worthwhile.”

He has participated in solo exhibitions in Michigan, USA and Normandy, France.

Ande Keller lives and works in the small town of Hauterive in south central France. He is an American.

Born in 1960, raised in rural Northern Michigan, surrounded by water and hilly woodlands, Ande grew up on a horse farm.

In the late 1970’s, he apprenticed for Laurie Murray of Charlevoix on the potter’s wheel. Soon after, Ande accepted a position as an apprentice, production, lead sculptor then head potter for Todd Warner Studios in Bay Shore until 1983.

Changing mediums, Ande worked for Northern Lights Art Studio in Boyne City as production manager, working with exotic wood inlays and laminations.

After moving to France in 2014 and approaching retirement, Ande has decided to invest as a full-time sculptor working with stoneware clay.

His love of outdoors and animals is seen in a majority of his works. He is a keen observer with a wry sense of humor.

Though most of his work tends to be humorous or whimsical, some of his pieces are more thought-provoking.

Ande says of his work: “I can find humor in almost any situation. When people look at my work regadless of how they feel, I want to see a reaction. That means that I’ve made something worthwhile.”

He has participitated in solo exhibitions in Michigan, USA and Normandy, France.

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Ande KELLER

Ande Keller lives and works in the small town of Hauterive in south central France. He is an American.

Born in 1960, raised in rural Northern Michigan, surrounded by water and hilly woodlands, Ande grew up on a horse farm.

In the late 1970’s, he apprenticed for Laurie Murray of Charlevoix on the potter’s wheel. Soon after, Ande accepted a position as an apprentice, production, lead sculptor then head potter for Todd Warner Studios in Bay Shore until 1983.

Changing mediums, Ande worked for Northern Lights Art Studio in Boyne City as production manager, working with exotic wood inlays and laminations.

After moving to France in 2014 and approaching retirement, Ande has decided to invest as a full-time sculptor working with stoneware clay.

His love of outdoors and animals is seen in a majority of his works. He is a keen observer with a wry sense of humor.

Though most of his work tends to be humorous or whimsical, some of his pieces are more thought-provoking.

Ande says of his work: “I can find humor in almost any situation. When people look at my work regadless of how they feel, I want to see a reaction. That means that I’ve made something worthwhile.”

He has participitated in solo exhibitions in Michigan, USA and Normandy, France.

Ande's Art

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