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I am a ceramic artist living in Portland, Maine. Originally from New Jersey, I moved to Maine to attend the Maine College of Art. I had no idea what i wanted to do when i got there, but a couple weeks into my first semester I knew ceramics was it. A year after I graduated I became the Ceramics Department Technician at Maine College of Art, and that is where I currently work and have a studio.

My functional work is inspired by my two favorite things, animals and vintage housewares. I collect all sorts of vintage and i am in love with the colors and designs. It gives me a comforting feeling of a time i didn't know, like being at my grandmothers house, or looking at old pictures. I feel nostalgic for for the colors of my house when i was young.
I also love animals and incorporate them into most of my work simply because the relationships i have made with the…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 13
  • Joined October 14, 2009

Favorite materials

clay, vintage fabric

About

I am a ceramic artist living in Portland, Maine. Originally from New Jersey, I moved to Maine to attend the Maine College of Art. I had no idea what i wanted to do when i got there, but a couple weeks into my first semester I knew ceramics was it. A year after I graduated I became the Ceramics Department Technician at Maine College of Art, and that is where I currently work and have a studio.

My functional work is inspired by my two favorite things, animals and vintage housewares. I collect all sorts of vintage and i am in love with the colors and designs. It gives me a comforting feeling of a time i didn't know, like being at my grandmothers house, or looking at old pictures. I feel nostalgic for for the colors of my house when i was young.
I also love animals and incorporate them into most of my work simply because the relationships i have made with the animals i have met and loved have inspired me and continue to do so.

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