Primitiva Pottery and Tile
Maria Root


Current Shows

North End Arts Tour Dec. 5-7

7525 41st Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Featuring tableware and vases



Schack Art Center

Holiday Show

2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett, Wa 98201

Nov. 20-Dec. 27

  Dec. 5-7 Creative Minds Gallery sponsors North End Art Tour

916 NE 65th St. Seattle, WA 98115


Museo Gallery, Langley, Wa through April 28

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Baas Framing Studio, Seattle, WA through May 31 


Madison Art Collective & 

Baas Framing Studio  


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Baas Framing Studio

2703 East Madison

Seattle, WA 98112




Mon - Sat 10 - 6


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Spring Art Exhibition 

Hand Built
Ceramic Art & Tile by Northwest Artists

March 26 - May 31, 2014


Opening Reception:

 Wednesday March 26 from 5 to 8 p.m.


"Fern Tile With Poppies"
Glazed Ceramic Tile by Maria Root

"Hand Built: Ceramic Art and Tile by Northwest Artists" is an invitational exhibition featuring a diverse group of Northwest ceramic artists. From pictorial tiles to sculpture to garden art and mosaics, these artists use clay in creative and highly individual modes.  Featured artists include:


Sandi Bransford

Laura Brodax

Barbara Clark

Susan Cohen Thompson

Tracy Gosser

Heather Kraft

Cary Lane

Maggie Roberts

Maria Root

"Medieval Flowers"
8" x 8" Glazed Ceramic Tile by Tracy Gosser
"Three Crows"
4" x 8" Glazed Ceramic Tile by Barbara Clark
New Framing Products!
"Macaron" Glossy Frames in 8 Delicious Colors
This is a fun new line of brightly colored moldings from one of our favorite suppliers.  "Macaron" is a perfect way to add a bit of modern style to a small piece of artwork, poster, or photograph. 

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City People Garden Store Annual Garden Art Show

Sept. 13-Oct 13

2939 E. Madison St. Seattle, WA

Everlasting Flowers prices from $85-$165


First of the Season Garden Art Show Opens June 13, 2013

Schack Art Center, Everett, WA   Reception 5-8 pm


A Sampling of Works by Maria Root





  Planter Pod                                 Bird Spas                                     Everlasting Flowers 



Private Collection, Tree Necklace, Kirkland, Wa. (12 foot circumferance)


        Everlasting Flowers               Wall Totem             Private Collection,Totem



Private Collection, Night Blooming Vase (23 x 24 inches)



  Private Collection, Tacoma, Wa         Artist's Collection, Orcas, Wa

(L) Washington Clay Arts Association 2010 People's Choice Award , High TeaTotem, 60 inch column of cups, saucers, sugar cubes, clock, & pitcher;

(R) Artisan Tile Northwest Award 2011: Legends of the Ravens, 3-dimensional raven's heads, leaves, decal



Stoneware Serving Bowls



                                                                               Garden Pool                                                      Fencepost Finial          



Maria Root's Primitiva Pottery and Tile, offers a wide range of ceramic art from award winning garden totems to tile. Whimsy and rich texture adorn her work.  

Organic forms inspire Maria's signature: imperfect angles, undulating lips, and sensual bodies. Bas relief carving, embossing, sculpting, and unique color combinations bring life to each piece. 

The simple concepts of Maria's pieces disguise the many steps to accomplish her aesthetic.  The meditative process within each step breathes specialness into each creation.

When one of my creations finds a home with you, I hope that you experience the joy and happiness I had making it.   Maria Root




                   Fencepost Finials                                                               Bird Bath
                                                                       Bird Spa basins


 Crow Valley Pottery, Eastsound, Washington  (360) 376-4260
Garden Smiles, Waterville, Ohio  (800) 225-1178
Artstop Tacoma, WA (253) 274-1630
Bassetti Crooked Arbor Gardens, Woodinville, Washington (425) 788-6767 
Roosevelt Art Tile, Seattle, WA (206)  523-3032



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