Exhibited and published during the 1976 exhibition at the Keramion Museum.
Otto Meier (1903 – 1996) was born in Dortmund, Germany. He studied in Italy for one year, before returning to Dortmund in 1924 to begin his studies in architecture and sculpture at the School of Applied Arts. It was here that he made the acquaintance of prolific artist, Bernhard Hoetger, whom he later worked with on the famous Böttcherstraße in Bremen. In 1925 Meier held an the apprenticeship with Willi Ohler in Worpswede. He mastered his glazing technique while studying at the School of Ceramics in Boleslawiec, Poland from 1929-1930. He decorated his powerful, sculptural forms with stunning matte glazes, displaying an infinite variety of shades and textures. He went on to establish his own workshop in Worpswede in 1945. In 1986 he joined the famous Gruppe 83, a group of leading German ceramic artists. Otto Meier's work was and still is shown in many prestigious museums throughout Germany and the rest of the world