A shaker usually,
sometimes a bowl.
What emerges each time,
a quirky little soul.
I've not been an artist my whole life or for that long (I have an MBA not an MFA) but when I found clay few years ago it was like finding home.
I love making a ball of clay come to life, to give it meaning and expression and soul.
My work is presently done in mid fire ceramics. I use eight different mid fire clay bodies, usually with a clear glaze on top. When I want color I use a large assortment of underglazes and again clear glaze on top.
Salt/pepper on current shaker designs pours out between gaps in the teeth. Shakers ($65/pair) are generally about 3"x3" with a hole and plug in the bottom where they can be filled. Cups and bowls ($40) are on the small to average size for this kind of ware. Dogs range from $75 to $150 depending upon size.
In terms of my background, about six yeas ago I took my first class at Oakland's Studio One. Then, in 2015 I joined The Potter's Studio in Berkeley as a member and recently have joined the studio also as part-time staff.
Thank you for visiting! :)