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My name is Kathy Bruton. I am originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I have created pottery for 20 years. I studied ceramics at Milwaukee School of Art and Design, where I would spend nights attending class and days studying under several established potters. After earning my Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree, I continued my work in my studio.

Due in part to my Greek heritage, I find food to be a central focus throughout my life and it is ever present as an influence when creating pottery. If I can’t seem to find a bowl or dish that I really need, I make it!

Nature is another of my major influence. Having spent years farming, camping, and hiking, nature has always been an important part of my life. Colors, shapes and textures I observe in nature all serve as starting points in creating many pieces.

I currently spend much…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 28
  • Joined December 21, 2008

Favorite materials

stoneware, high fire glaze, cotton, flax, palm tree bark, clay

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My name is Kathy Bruton. I am originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I have created pottery for 20 years. I studied ceramics at Milwaukee School of Art and Design, where I would spend nights attending class and days studying under several established potters. After earning my Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree, I continued my work in my studio.

Due in part to my Greek heritage, I find food to be a central focus throughout my life and it is ever present as an influence when creating pottery. If I can’t seem to find a bowl or dish that I really need, I make it!

Nature is another of my major influence. Having spent years farming, camping, and hiking, nature has always been an important part of my life. Colors, shapes and textures I observe in nature all serve as starting points in creating many pieces.

I currently spend much of my time at work in my studio preparing pieces to sell in stores, art fairs or individual customers. I am presently working on pieces that reflect the natural beauty of California.

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