BiographyJohn Coiner earned his BA from Luther College in 1967 before earning his MFA degree in ceramics. In 1962, he attended the summer Pond Farm workshops founded by Marguerite Wildenhain. Coiner designed jewelry, clothing, sculpture and brass drinking ware. Coiner has sold his pottery in various venues including Renaissance festivals. Additionally, Coiner taught art and ceramics.
Source of BiographyRipples: Marguerite Wildenhain and her Pond Farm Students. Curated by Billie Sessions. San Bernardino, CA: California State University, 2002;
Pond Farm Collection: Works of Art Created by Students Who Studied with Marguerite Wildenhain at her Pond Farm Studio. Text by Jane Kemp. Decorah, IA: Luther College, 2003