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IN THE BEGINNING

I STARTED POTTERY AS A HOBBY BACK IN 2004 AFTER YEARS OF ADMIRING THE CRAFT.  I REMEMBER BEING attracted TO CLAY WHILE ATTENDING ART FESTIVALS and knew that someday i would pursue it.  the home i purchased had a small building at the back of the property and i converted it into a studio.  I had no skills and no clue about the process of making.  I BEGAN ATTENDING WHEEL THROWING CLASSES AND PRACTICING AS MUCH AS I COULD.  IT TOOK A WHILE BUT MY SKILLS GRADUALLY INCREASED.  i kept pursuing my clay education by attending as many workshops as possible.  this also helped me build a network of artists that would become a critical resource.

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GETTING SERIOUS

AFTER A FEW YEARS I DECIDED IT WAS TIME TO GET SERIOUS.  I HAD DEVELOPED A LOVE OF SODA FIRED POTS AND MOVED FORWARD WITH CONSTRUCTION OF A CROSS DRAFT KILN.  THE KILN WAS BUILT BY MATT LONG IN DECEMBER OF2012.   

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studio renovation

in 2013 the studio was renovated to add double front doors, a storage room, metal roof,  spray booth, and covered deck.  

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THE NEVERENDING JOURNEY

MAKING POTS IS A LIFELONG ADVENTURE.  I am very fortunate to have met many amazing artists through the years.  each one has taught me something.  i love examining the work of others and it inspires me to adapt and grow.  THE PROCESS OF LEARNING AND FINDING OUT WHAT 'WORKS FOR ME' i the most rewarding part of the adventure.