Pat Clapsaddle's Profile
I grew up in Ohio where my high school pottery teacher in fluenced me to become an art teacher. I have taught in Massachusetts and Ohio on all level early childhood through adults. Currently I am retired and have my own studio in my home on a beautiful lake in Tennessee. I mainly create pottery which is wheel thrown and handbuilt. The surface is either textural or hand painted in Majolica glazes. I love the work of the Rennissance painters for their light and subject matter as well as the painterly techniques of the Impressionists. It is through these artists that I have develped both subject and color for my works that are based on places I have lived or visited. I enjoy landscapes, people, animals and all forms of nature.
I also work in acrylics, printmaking both on paper and clay, and drawing beyond my pottery. I incorporate the techniques f these media in my clay work.
I also have a line of custom painted T-shirts for…
- Joined March 8, 2011