Lane Kaufmann's Profile
I first began working with clay in my high school art class and found that I loved it. Taking that passion with me post-high school, I continued to study ceramics at Goshen college and work as a studio assistant for Dick Lehman. After College, I worked under several potters in the Asheville, NC area as well as helping to set up a community studio and teaching classes in Blackmountain, NC.
I make art because I love reflecting my aesthetics and values through physical objects. For me, I consider my work successful when it is simple, graceful and playful. But I especially love it when my pottery makes people curious: curious about how I formed it, how it was glazed, or why I made it the way I did. (I think that’s the teacher in me.) If people are intrigued enough to pick up and examine my pots, I feel great--though that’s nothing compared to the satisfaction of watching people…
- Born on January 6
- Joined September 3, 2011