I am a studio potter who works in porcelain and stoneware creating one of a kind, functional pottery including whimsical teapots and tea cups, bowls, casseroles, plates, tumblers, platters, vases and tiles.
I have studied under such renowned potters as Clary Illian, Lorna Meaden, Chris Gustin, Steven Hill, Diana Fayt, Meira Mathison, Sylvie Granitelli, Julia Galloway, Bonnie Seeman, Sarah Jaeger, and Sandi Pierantozzi. From each of these wonderful artists, I usually take away a new technique or way of creating that I then incorporate into my own pottery voice.
In addition to my pieces here on Etsy, you can see my work in person at several galleries and gift shops around the country including:
Art Mart, Boulder, CO
Concepts of Art, Lenox, MA
Everything Natural, Clarks Summit, Pa
The Artists' Den in Valparaiso, Indiana
Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, Mesquite, NV
Split Rock Gallery, St. George, UT
Stone Creations Home Decor, Sedona, AZ
Island Artworks, Ocarcoke, NC
WabiSabi Home, Sullivan's Island, SC
Luminaria, Antwerp, Belgium
I am a founding member of the Steamboat Clay Artisans and work with this group on an annual Soup Bowl Supper fundraiser, a holiday sale, summer farmer's market, and educational programs.
If you're ever in Steamboat -- we have a great ski mountain and wonderful hiking trails -- please stop into my studio/gallery and say hi.
In March 2013, my pottery was featured on the e-commerce publication of Better Homes and Gardens. Also, my work is featured in Best Of America Pottery and Woodworking Artists & Artisans Vol.1 by Kennedy Publishing. And it is featured in the November 2010 issue of AARP magazine.
And in April 2009 I was one of the speakers at the national clay conference (NCECA) in Phoenix talking about online selling.