The working handmade pottery studio of Michigan artist, Dawn Soltysiak.  
A fine craft gallery and restored sustainable farm. Pottery classes, workshops and special events.
A solar powered pottery studio and sustainable farm.

Events & Workshops

Resident Artist

Pottery Classes

Contact the studio to arrange group tour and demo. Schools, family groups, corporate team building, or workshops are offered.  Reservations required. 

Khnemu Studio offers classes year around and students can start at any time.  Each class credit is a 3 hour class and students may use their class credits:

Preservation, nature, and knowledge are key to my life's journey. I enjoy exploring the interplay of organic forms, unique firing techniques, and natural processes .


...a connection to the artist and the land

6322  113th Ave
Fennville, MI

​Phone: (269)236-9260 

Home Page

Welcome, to my handmade pottery web site and thank you for your interest in contemporary ceramics. This site is an extension of my pottery studio, however I do encourage you to visit in person.


DOWN A QUIET COUNTRY ROAD and off the beaten path outside the town of Fennville, is a large selection of quality handmade pottery and fine craft.


Khnemu Studio is the working studio of resident artist, Dawn Soltysiak and a Michigan artisan, handmade pottery and fine craft gallery. The studio and gallery are located in a restored historic barn on the 1890’s Fernwood Farm Estate.


Solar powered pottery kilns fire much of the work made on site. The studio is green energy powered with a 17.94 kWh solar array. 


Treat yourself to the collective energy of work created by accomplished artists.

Check out our list of special events and pottery classes or workshops instructed by knowledgeable and skilled artisans in a professionally equipped studio


Experience the beauty of the resident farm animals including peacocks, horses, llama, grass-fed cattle and free-range domestic and exotic chickens..

2015 Gallery Hours May - October 

Tuesday – Sunday   10AM–5PM

-or call for appointment year around


2nd Location in downtown Fennville, open year around visit http://www.fernwood1891.com/ for details
Enjoy ROOT our locally sourced coffee house and cafe' opening May 2015 www.rootfennville.com


Sign-up for the studio newsletter to stay informed about classes/events Download a copy of the studio's 2015 workshop, exhibit and event guide


Member studio of Blue Coast Artists. A self-guided tour offering a behind-the-scenes look into the studios of Michigan artists. Additionally, the artists invite you to enjoy the hospitality of additional arts, cultural and heritage businesses; including u-pick family farms, wineries, art galleries and restaurants located along the tour.


Come and discover what makes this region unique!  

A great art get-away in West Michigan...since 1990!

Located in Fennville, MI approximate driving distances:


  • 1 hour from Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo, MI
  • 2 1/2 hours from Chicago or Detroit
  • 15 minutes from Saugatuck, South Haven or Allegan
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Khnemu Studio on Fernwood Farm - Dawn Soltysiak