Please note that although Maria was German, she has been included in designers from the Danish pottery Søholm, where she produced some very successful ceramic ranges.
Born: 10th September 1927 Hamburg. Died: 3 February 2004 Bad Krozingen
1951-1954 Potter`s apprenticeship with Monika Maetzel in Hamburg
1955-1956 Worked at workshops in Juist and Hamburg
1957-1959 Studied at the Staatl. Werkschule für Keramik in Höhr-Grenzhausen with Hubert Griemert, master craftsman’s certificate
Worked at the workshop of Otto, Albrecht & Görge Hohlt in Katzbach/Bavaria
1960-1962 Worked as a teacher at the Keramik-Fachschule in Stoob/Austria
1962-1964 Worked as a designer at Soholm AS Bornholm/Denmark
1964-1998 Own workshop in Merzhausen near Freiburg in the Southwest of Germany
With grateful thanks to Walther Lokau.