small batch ceramics

Baltimore, Maryland
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Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Hi there! My shop is taking a short break but I'd love for you to see what I'm up to on IG! Come say hello @pinkkisspottery and see what's in the works.

Shawna Pincus

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About PinkkissPottery

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Small Batch Ceramics Made in Baltimore Maryland

My first introduction to ceramics was when I was a little girl living outside of Philadelphia and my mother signed us up for this class a lady taught out of her basement where she would cast plaster mold figurines in slip and we would clean them up and paint them. She fired them in her kiln and we took them home when they were finished.

I loved art processes and ended up taking a Raku class at Tyler School of Art on the weekends while I was in high school. At the time I thought I would become a photographer and ended up attending the Maryland Institute College of Art to earn my degree. I took a ceramics class for my elective and fell completely in love. I stayed in studio for hours and hours just learning to throw pots on the wheel. I also took an internship at the Baltimore Clayworks where I learned to mix glazes and fire the wood kiln.

I loved everything about clay but when I graduated I found myself without any of the studio resources to continue. My now-husband bought me my first pottery wheel as a birthday gift. I kept it in a corner of my tiny one bedroom apartment, bought myself a bag of clay and would throw pots, smash them up and throw them again just to keep my hands muddy.

Eventually we bought a house in a Baltimore city neighborhood which had the perfect basement for a small studio and kiln space. I saved up money from teaching after school art classes (I am a certified art teacher) to purchase my kiln and set up my working space.

Now I work as an adjunct professor of Art Education for Towson University, teach others to throw pots in my Sunday classes at the Baltimore Clayworks and sell my work through various galleries and craft shows throughout the region.

My work is about creating everyday ceramic objects rich with pattern, images and text, which spark the imagination of their user.

Hand building allows me to connect with the clay on an intimate level as each piece records the process of creation. The addition of slips and imagery is inspired by historical folk pottery found throughout the world yet speaks of my life and personal experiences living in Baltimore.

Shop members

  • Shawna Pincus

    Owner, Maker

    Hi There! My name is Shawna and I am a ceramic artist and teacher living in Baltimore Maryland. When I'm not making pots I love to cook and bake, make crafts with my daughter and watch Sci-Fi movies with my husband.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 18, 2022
Welcome to my shop, my goal is to make your shopping experience a wonderful and personal one. Everything you see in my shop is handmade from start to finish and are all original designs. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me pinkkisspottery [!at] or through a convo. If you decide to make a purchase please read my shop policies carefully and thank you for your support.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be happy with your purchase so if something is not what you expected please contact me and I will be happy to work something out. I'm sorry but I cannot refund shipping costs.
If an item arrives damaged please send a picture of the damage and I will do my best to replace it, most items are one of a kind so slight differences may occur.
Payment must be complete within 1 week of order or I will have to cancel the purchase and relist the item. If you need to cancel a sale for any reason please let me know ASAP. Thanks!
Note on shipping: I currently ship on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I take great care in packaging so that your purchase arrives safely. I try my best to use recycled materials to try to keep shipping costs down. Please note that shipping costs also include materials to ship. I have to make sure the work gets there safely and that requires boxes and packaging materials. I try to be as green as possible while still maintaining a pretty presentation. If there is a difference of over $1 after packaging costs from what I charged you I will be happy to refund you the difference. I am happy to combine shipping, please convo me for a revised invoice.

**If something does get damaged in shipment please let me know.

***I ship priority mail, if you would like insurance added please convo me BEFORE you purchase so I can add it to the cost of shipping.

**** If you are outside of the U.S. Please convo me for shipping info!
Additional policies and FAQs
I am happy to offer wholesale! Please contact me if you are interested.
I am also happy to talk about custom orders. If you like my work and would like me to make something just for you please send me a convo so we can start talking about it.