BennPottery's Shop Announcement

My work is hand-thrown and hand-built functional and decorative porcelain pottery. It is hand-decorated with original drawings and paintings of natural images. This cobalt blue artwork is inspired by our gardens and forest on Harstine Island in Puget Sound.

Decoration is a combination of underglaze painting, wax resist line drawing and overglaze painting. The medium is cobalt blue oxide with a clear glaze on white porcelain. I am trying to achieve a depth of layers in the image which cannot be “read” at first glance but which reveals itself to the viewer over time.

Within the very traditional format of blue and white porcelain I am using unconventional subject matter, scale and technique. Focusing on a limited glaze and color palette has freed rather than restricted my creative scope.

Colleen Gallagher

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BennPottery's Shop Policies


Our handmade and hand decorated pottery is meant to be used every day. It is durable and can be used in the microwave and dishwasher. Using beautiful handmade pottery can enrich your everyday activities.


Checks and Visa/Mastercard accepted. Washington residents please add applicable sales tax.


UPS ground unless arranged otherwise

Refunds and Exchanges

If a piece is damaged during shipping, save the piece and all shipping materials and immediately contact UPS to start the claim process. Let us know as well.

Last Updated February 9, 2011