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I'm an artist living in rural Minnesota, I received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Bemidji Sate University in 2002. After college and a bit of travel I decided to come home to establish my studio on the old family farm. After a period of renovations, I was able to get back to work making pottery to start. Studio pottery production is my main source of income and art production, however I also work in other modes I enjoy building things and combining materials that compliment or contrast each other. I am always drawn to discarded items. I find beauty in their patina and am interested in the traces of their story left behind. I am a firm believer in reusing materials and making art that is sustainable, so much is wasted. I'm more interested in the experience of finding materials, you never know what you are going to get and this ultimately helps determine the end result in the work. I hope you enjoy the work, and thank you for…

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  • Male
  • Born on July 2
  • Joined June 22, 2009

Favorite materials

Stoneware, porcelain

About

I'm an artist living in rural Minnesota, I received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Bemidji Sate University in 2002. After college and a bit of travel I decided to come home to establish my studio on the old family farm. After a period of renovations, I was able to get back to work making pottery to start. Studio pottery production is my main source of income and art production, however I also work in other modes I enjoy building things and combining materials that compliment or contrast each other. I am always drawn to discarded items. I find beauty in their patina and am interested in the traces of their story left behind. I am a firm believer in reusing materials and making art that is sustainable, so much is wasted. I'm more interested in the experience of finding materials, you never know what you are going to get and this ultimately helps determine the end result in the work. I hope you enjoy the work, and thank you for stopping by

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