Amanda Ryznar's Profile
The short version: I am Amanda, and I make my pottery in Eugene, Oregon. When not pottering, I enjoy gardening, camping, knitting and crocheting, cooking and not cleaning.
The pottery life-story version:
I got a BFA from Slippery Rock University in 2000. Yes, Slippery Rock is a real university :)
In 2001, I moved to Vermont to work as an apprentice thrower at Simon Pearce Pottery in Windsor. The next year I was moved to the Quechee, VT location, which is housed in an old mill. It draws quite the crowd, and I spent my days honing my throwing skills, gazing out my window at a spectacular waterfall, and hearing people say “look, honey – it’s just like ‘Ghost’”.
In 2003, I went to work with Miranda Thomas Pottery in Bridgewater, VT. There I and the 3 other potters threw and…
- Born on June 29
- Joined March 18, 2007