Meet Mert!
5:00 PM17:00

Meet Mert!

Come on out to Kentucky Mudworks for a closing recpeiton of the show Meet Mert! Didem will be at the closing reception, following a workshop at IU Southeast and Kentucky Country Day School, from 5-8 PM on Thursday, November 2nd from 5-8 PM. Come n' meet her, drink, eat, and add to your collection!

The show will be available for viewing and purchasing beginning on Tuedsay, October 17th.  

Didem will have about 50 pieces on display including, but not limited to: mugs, cups, flasks, bowls, plates, vases, citrus juicers, jewelry, etc.

View examples of her work at: 
Instagram: @didemmert_pottery


Special thanks goes to Marko Biddle, Brian Harper, and Link Henderson for making this show possible.

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IU Southeast and Kentucky Country Day School Workshop Series
to Nov 2

IU Southeast and Kentucky Country Day School Workshop Series

Wednesday, November 1st at IU Southeast 

Directions HERE.

Demo IN Knobview Hall Room 035:   1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Lecture:   6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Demo:   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Thursday, November 2nd at Kentucky Country Day School

4100 Springdale Road

Louisville, KY 40241

Lecture in KCD Theater:   9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Demo in Upper School Student Lounge:   10:40 AM - 11:45 AM

Demo in Upper School Student Lounge:   12:40 PM - 3:05 PM

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Land, Light, Lustre
6:00 PM18:00

Land, Light, Lustre

Opening at the YWCA in Cincinnati, OH from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Friday, October 6th, 2017.

Show open from Friday, October 6th-Thrusday, January 11th, 2017.  

Artists include: Mary Woodworth, Andrea Knarr, and Didem Mert.

YWCA Greater Cincinnati
898 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Phone 513.241.7090
Fax 513.241.7231


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Workshop at Gina DeSantis' Studio
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop at Gina DeSantis' Studio

Register HERE.

Saturday, September 30th. 9am-5pm

The studio is welcoming artist Didem Mert for a one day, demonstration based workshop this fall. During the demos she will create one mug, one ovaled snack bowl, one plate and one yunomi inspired form. Mert will apply terra sigillata and AMACO Velvet Underglaze to her pieces during the demo. Also included is a twenty- minute slide presentation and creating handbuilt functional pottery from soft slabs and coils using pinching techniques in addition to working with bisque molds. 

9-12pm Demo Hand Building

12-1pm Lunch

1-4pm Demo Hand Building

4-5 Demo Surfacing

Bagels and coffee will be provided for breakfast. A light lunch will also be provided. Students are welcome to pack a lunch. 


13000 Athens Avenue Ste C323 & C328

Lakewood, OH, 44107,

United States

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Clay By The Bay Workshop!
to Sep 17

Clay By The Bay Workshop!

"Join Artist Didem Mert in a hands-on, creative clay workshop.  Mert will demonstrate using soft slabs within bisque slump molds to create her signature ovaled bowl forms. She will apply terra sigillata and AMACO Velvet Underglaze on the bowl to create a sense of playfulness directed through the color palette, while retaining a minimalistic design. 

2 -Day workshop from 9am-4pm:

September 9th & 10th


September 16th & 17th

Included $395 Registration Fee: Spend 2 days at Clay By The Bay watching demonstrations from Didem followed by creating your own piece with her individual guidance and attention. Specialized Didem Mert materials included and each student can fire and keep 1 piece.  *Shipping is extra depending on location." -Clay By The Bay's website description.  


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