Kaitlyn Duggan's Profile
I make one-of-a-kind, functional pottery pieces using red earthenware clay. All of my pieces begin as a lump of clay and I use the potter's wheel and hand-building techniques to create my work.
The forms I make are simple and classic so as to give the decoration a chance to sing uninterrupted. While getting my BFA at Maine College of Art, I learned about the stains and brushwork of the majolica traditions. Through a series of glaze tests, I discovered a way of adding definition, color, and lines to my work using the technique of glaze trailing. Today, I use a combination of these techniques to enliven the surface of my pottery with a visual depth and subtle tactility.
My designs and work have have been coming through me all my life. I was born in Maine and grew up in a small town out in woods. My home life was…
- Born on January 26
- Joined January 5, 2009