"When I first began working with earthenware back in 2008, I started out as simply as possible: red clay, white slip and a clear glaze. While I was delighted by the potential of earthenware, it took over two years of research, with much guidance from a very generous clay friend (thank you, Scott!), to hit on a clay body, slip and glaze that all chemically complimented each other."Read More
"There are times when moving through wordlessness is the only way for me to catch the forms of my next articulation. A space of silence feels like a mouthful of fresh air; it nourishes and refreshes my creative spirit. I have always hoped that my work would offer such a space to others, allowing them to bring their own reveries to it by keeping narrative information to a minimum."Read More
"Where I am going with my surface decisions:
I am searching for a surface that shows process. I want the stoney matt glazes I use on the main surfaces to feel like a skin- integral to the form, rather than an applied shell."
"When I began my first experiments with earthenware back in 2008, I started as simply as possible: red clay, white slip, sgraffito drawing and a clear glaze. I had done a great deal of drawing throughout my life, but for some reason, it took a shift to earthenware to merge my love of imagery and my passion for clay."Read More
"As a counterpart to my vibrant palette, this monochromatic work was born from the desire to pair down color without sacrificing content. I refer to these pots as my winter collection, inspired by the 11 years I lived in Alaska. Subtle shifts of hue and texture intrigue me and motivate further investigation."Read More
"This little write-up is a description of my home-made spray booth that I constructed from a theater popcorn popper and various salvaged building materials."Read More