Tim Zinkgraf

Tim Zinkgraf has been a member of the Wisconsin Pottery Association since December of 1997.  He has been the webmaster for the Wisconsin Pottery Association’s Web site since its inception in December of 1998.

He is has been a member of the WPA Show & Sale Committee.  His personal pottery collection centers around ’33 World’s Fair, Muncie & Frankoma Pottery.


WPA Press – Tips for Selling Online
WPA Press – Pottery It’s Everywhere
WPA Press – What I Learned as WPA”s Webmaster
WPA Press – Introducing WPA Member Tim Zinkgraf

Kari Kenefick

Kari Kenefick has been a member of the Wisconsin Pottery Association since the Show and Sale of 1997, when she was coerced by her cousin Barb Reed to help watch the exhibit and then to join the club!

The coercion continued and Kari was the founder & editor for almost five years of the WPA Press, the club’s quarterly newsletter and has served as the club’s vice president and president. Kari’s collecting preferences are primarily for arts and crafts era pieces, Brush and McCoy potteries, and Lu Ray dinnerware.

Articles written:

(The following content will be linked up soon.)

WPA Press – Featured WPA Member – Barbara Budig
WPA Press – Featured WPA Member – Ed Arnold
WPA Press – By The Way (George Ohr)
WPA Press – Fall 1999 Presentations

Hull House Kilns presentation write-up

Betty Knutzen

Betty Knutzen
This picture was taken during the Clewell presentation.

Betty was the second President of the Wisconsin Pottery Association & is a charter member.



Clewell Pottery  – February 8, 2000
Fulper Pottery  – May 11, 1999
Rookwood Pottery


WPA Featured Members:  Betty & Dave Knutzen

Nicol Knappen

Nicol Knappen is a charter member and past president of the Wisconsin Pottery Association. He serves on the club’s program and exhibit committees and has served as Vice President.

A publishing professional, he has served as editor of the Journal of the American Art Pottery Association (1992-1993) and editor of the Red Wing Collectors Society Newsletter (1994­-1998). He has consulted on or edited numerous pottery books and edited or written hundreds of articles on American pottery. He also edited a 90-minute videotape from the WPA’s 6-hour video-history of Ceramic Arts Studio artist Betty Harrington.

Nicol has done presentations to the Wisconsin Pottery Association on Haeger, Camark, and was a co-presenter of a Sascha Brastoff presentation.

WPA Press – 2003 Show & Sale Recap
WPA Press – Introducing WPA Member Nicol Knappen
WPA Press – WPA Gathers Steam
WPA Press – Remembering Marion Nelson
Tribute to Marion Nelson