Mel Sundby (Fall Creek, Eau Claire County, WI) Ceramic ‘Joker’ Bookend Mel is a retired college art professor who now has a working studio and gallery located north of Fall Creek, WI. Manyfires Studio has been a dream of his for most of his career. Mel generally works in clay, mostly in the Raku method, but also with his new wood fired kiln. His work often incorporates the human condition and portrait. Mel is also a painter, using acrylics and watercolor, and has shown his work in many venues, including art fairs and group exhibitions. He is represented in numerous galleries throughout the midwest as well as collections all over the world.