Here are a few recent things I’ve been working on. You can purchase my pottery at a store near you, through my online store, or stop by my booth at a show near you. For more of the latest and greatest, follow me on Instagram and Facebook.
Care and Use
- Food Safe
- Oven proof
- Handle with care
- Coasters recommended.
A Note on Interpretation.
The challenge – and fun – of making traditional pottery is learning the vocabulary and history of a particular pottery style, and then accepting these as guidelines for exploring, honoring, and expanding that style by adding my voice to the conversation.
Making this work is not just about the forms alone. It’s about the history of artistic expression on a communal and global level, and what that story continues to offer us today. Because today’s artists have such ease of access to the world’s entire cultural heritage for use as inspiration we have a degree of responsibility to this heritage, lest we become guilty of appropriation. When I present my work to the public in conjunction with living history museums, traditional arts fairs, and similar venues, it must first pass the scrutiny of curators, historians, and academics concerned with educational and preservation efforts. This fascinating arts heritage offers vast creative potential for the potter and endless enjoyment for the ultimate owner.