Patricia Bridges' Profile
I began working in clay at an early age and have been making pots for over two decades. My father was also an artist and worked in iron - blacksmithing and sculpture. He was incredibly supportive of my creative aspirations and set me up with a wheel and a kiln when I was 16.
My ceramics training began through the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen in the late 70’s. Much of what I have learned has been self taught through exploration and experimentation. Creating art with emphasis on functional forms - has always been a driving force in my work. I create functional pieces thrown on the wheel, and more decorative pieces using slab construction.
I studied some ceramics through college, apprenticed for several well-established studio potters in Western Massachusetts and maintained a studio of my own. Over the past two decades my work as a potter has been in…
- Born on February 2
- Joined March 26, 2009