training began in illustrating and advertising
design in Southern California. She later took up
ceramics and operated a small studio for several
years teaching wheel and casting techniques.
After moving to the Mendocino coast in the mid
1970's, Christine began studying eastern
papermaking and participated in a papermakers'
guild for a number of years. She uses primarily
Kozo and Gampi fibers to make Japanese-style
waterleaf papers that she uses to make her
Robert has recently
developed his craft skills in ceramics. He has
been studying ceramics with Bob Zvolensky and
Marlene Placido at College of the Redwoods.
Robert and Christine built their own raku kiln
in 2002 and are enjoying the exciting results of
that firing technique.
Christine has been busy
with ceramics and cement garden basins.
Christine's work may be seen at the Mendocino
Art Center, The Prentice Gallery in Fort Bragg
and Portico in Modesto. Robert's ceramics may be
seen at The Prentice Gallery. The studio is
usually open on the weekends by appointment.
Please feel welcome to give the Schomer's a call
and come for a visit.
The Schomer's presently
live north of Fort Bragg with a couple of cats,
a few chickens, a koi pond, and a large garden.
We are always glad to
discuss commissioned work.
Skoshi studios includes
paper making, printing arts, painting, kite
making, cement garden art and ceramics,
including wheel and hand-built ceramics in both
stoneware and Raku.
Robert and Christine
are now working in ceramics, producing wheel and
hand-built ceramics in both stoneware and
Visitors are welcome to
the studio by appointment.