Mystery Pot 9. Edwin & Mary Scheier were pioneers of the Modern Studio Pottery movement.They met in 1937 & were married within a year. Soon they were working on a Federal Art Project in TN, where they learned about ceramics, eventually setting up a studio in Glade Springs, VA.They taught ceramics at the UNH for over 20 yrs. A fascination with artifacts & weaving of Zapotec Indians made Mexico a frequent destination. In 1968, they moved to Green Valley, AZ where they lived until their deaths.