As a potter, I focus my work on principals of craftsmanship and beauty.
I am interested in the function of forms and the decorative surface that they lend themselves to. I approach new ideas as a series of work and an exploration of proportion, color, texture and intended use. My inspiration is drawn from the foods I enjoy cooking and serving, Chinese porcelain of the Sung Dynasty and the people and nature that surround me.
Each piece is made with porcelain clay thrown on the potter’s wheel, altered and trimmed, then carved, decorated and glazed on the surface. I use glazes that are intended to compliment areas of texture. The work is fired to 2,345°F in a reduction atmosphere lending rich and varied color as well as rendering the wares strong and durable