linda day dunlap  

Throughout her 40 years working with clay, Linda has continually incorporated humor into her artwork. Her pieces are hand-built and wheel-thrown using white earthenware clay.  After bisque firing, Linda draws and paints her animal-filled scenes using underglazes and a fine brush, finishing up with the final black-lined detail and pattern-work that is her signature.  Everything is then glaze fired and fully functional, useable in a microwave, and permanently entertaining. No harmful toxins or minerals are present in any of the materials used.  


Linda's roots are in the Midwest; she studied painting, drawing and clay at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as well as at the University of Minnesota. She also spent a year studying with an installation artist in Stockholm, Sweden. For several years, she had a weekly cartoon published: 'Country Pun' in The Country Today, a regional rural newspaper.

Most recently. two installations have been done for Mayo Clinic Pediatrics areas – Ice Cream Marathon  for Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Rice Lake, Wisconsin and a collection of 7 wall-mounted birdhouses entitled Life Lessons for the  Barron, Wisconsin clinic.


For several years Linda has also coordinated the Stockholm Art Fair in Stockholm, Wisconsin.

Linda at work
Linda on WCCO
Day Dunlap Studio
Linda at studio tour
Studio entrance