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 .

Khnemu Studio offers classes & studio membership year around, which offers unlimited access to this creative space.

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

Pottery Class & Studio Membership

Resident Artist

Events & Workshops

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

 and special events.    A solar powered pottery studio and sustainable farm.

Stay informed about Khnemu Studio and Root by signing up for our enewsletter!

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Check out our list of special events and pottery classes or workshops instructed by knowledgeable and skilled artisans in a professionally equipped studio.   Khnemu Studio offers opportunity for pottery intern/artist residency and studio memberships.

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

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.

Khnemu Studio On Fernwood Farm Handmade Art Pottery And Functional Pottery

2019 Gallery Hours May - October 

Tuesday – Sunday   10AM–5PM

-or call for appointment year around

2nd Location in downtown Fennville, open year around visit for details
Enjoy ROOT our locally sourced coffee house and cafe'

Root Café, Coffeehouse & Spirits offers rustic food created with farm fresh goodness from our farm and our local partner farms. Relax and enjoy a small batch roasted espresso, craft beer or a cocktail.  
Our menu offers artisan sandwiches on house made bread, salads, handspun milkshakes, soups, baked goods and breakfast options, made fresh in our kitchen.   Grab a glass of wine and stroll through our connecting art gallery Fernwood 1891, or sit and relax in our casual café.  In a rush? Call ahead and order takeout.. 
Check out our special events including Dinner Theatre, Trivia Nights and Art Demonstrations.  Offering catering for small events.  

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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

6322  113th Ave
Fennville, MI

​Phone: (269)686-6343 

...a connection to the artist and the land