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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…

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  • Born on January 6
  • Joined September 3, 2011

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stoneware, porcelain, woodfired ceramics

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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 using and enjoying them.

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