pottery blog

We are now Down Under!

What a year it has been!  2016 was a year full of change and without question the biggest event of all was our move to Australia! At the start of the year, Anna was offered a new position in Sydney.  While we knew this was going to be a complicated ...

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Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist

I am honored to be selected as one of the 2015 Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artists. Thank you so much to the Ceramics Monthly selection committee and congratulations to the other recipients!   “Originally published in May 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly, pages (insert page #s). http://www.ceramicsmonthly.org . Copyright, The American ...

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Pottery bowls with wavy rims

Why the Wavy Rims?

Sometimes inspiration comes in unexpected forms.  While most of my pottery is designed through a more traditional method, the signature wavy rim featured on almost everything I make started as an accident.   I was teaching a class in Chicago and trying to alter the rim of a plate to ...

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The Spring Wood-firing Season

After a long winter spent mostly alone in my cold barn studio, I am excited to be back in the spring wood fire season.  While I am happy to be outside firing the kilns, I am more pleased to be working with my friends again.  I am grateful to be ...

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