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About Us

After years of Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP) Studio ownership, Kelly, Mike and their son Cody took on the challenge of Midwest Ceramics thus continuing the tradition of family ownership since 1966.

Midwest Ceramics, LLC specializes in ceramic bisque-ware that is completely made in the USA. Plano, Illinois to be exact.

Complete Supplier for:
  • USA Made Bisque, by Midwest Ceramics, LLC

  • Royal Brushes (coming soon)

  • Glazes and Tools (available by order)

If you are looking for something not found on our website, please let us know, as we may be able to get them for you by special order.

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Personalized Ceramic Bisque Pumpkin
Home of Personalized and Custom Ceramic Bisque

We create Pumpkins, Snowmen, Bears, Bunnies, Footballs, and more, personalized with a Name, Word or Team of your choice. We custom-cut the name/word/team on our bisque to make it uniquely yours. This special service is something you can offer to your customers to set your studio apart! 

Our customers include:
  • Wholesale and Retail Hobbyists

  • Home Studios

  • Traditional Ceramic Studios
    teaching ceramic arts to beginners and advanced artists

  • Contemporary Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP) Studios
    a cafe type of setting where a customer paints a ceramic bisque piece, the studio owner then dips the ceramic in dipping glaze and fires it in their kiln.

  • Pottery Studios 
    mostly work with clay on potter's wheels, slab rollers and hand building

  • Ceramic-ware Manufacturers
    companies that decorate and finish ceramic items and sell them to the gift industry.

  • Arts & Craft Programs
    schools, for art classes and projects; in institutions like hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, churches, park districts, and any recreational centers or groups where ceramics can be a part of their educational, recreational, creative, therapeutic or rehabilitation programs.

Since 1966, you can count on us for:
  • Competitive Pricing and Service

  • UPS and Motor Freight Shipments throughout the USA

  • Online Catalog and Seasonal Flyers

  • Professional Consulting and Training

  • Personal Attention for Shopping in our warehouse/storefront in Plano, IL

Ceramic Yarn Bowl
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