Ralph Nuara's Profile
As a studio potter I am continually exploring the relationships between function, form, and surface to keep my pieces fresh and my time in my studio challenging. I hope each piece will reveal something curious about itself with every use and add pause to our often routine lives. I draw inspiration from a variety of sources: my education in textile design, and my love of traditional Korean and Japanese folk pottery and textiles, and American Abstract Expressionist painting. I make each piece with the intention that it be used regularly and strongly feel that a broken pot has fulfilled its role better than one which has never been used.
I began making pottery while attending Rhode Island School of Design where I received a BFA in Textiles in 2004. I continued my pottery practice while working in New York, NY as a…
- Born on June 22
- Joined April 3, 2008