Kate Bertin's Profile
I love art - art of ALL kinds. I have a craft room piled high with materials for different arts - tile/mosaic, beadwork, quilting, oil and acrylic paints... I just can't get enough.
But when I finally got a chance to work with clay, I knew I was into something big. Clay was the first art medium I ever used that just FELT right. I don't want to say there was no learning curve - I've been learning and being challenged every single day I hit the studio. But I felt a natural connection with this raw mud that I haven't felt before. I have been a painter, a mosaic artist, a jewelry maker - but I think I am a potter to stay.
For me, clay offers the perfect combination of unlimited creative potential and a need for patience and thoughtful response. I find I must LISTEN to the clay, whether on the wheel or under my fingers while sculpting. Failure to listen usually…
- Born on February 2
- Joined October 30, 2009