Form, line, silhouette, surface.... I love getting lost in the surface!
I love my glazes, all of which I make myself, in my studio in SF, and I cannot stop experimenting! I make every piece on the pottery wheel with porcelain clay and fire in an electric kiln to 2,267 degrees. I make all my own glazes in the studio from dry materials.
My work is more about form than function. My goal is to create an object that pleases my eye, that I connect with and that I hope will resonate with others.
(My pieces are decorative and not meant specifically for food, though some glazes are food safe.)
Making ceramics gives me an opportunity to channel and focus my creative energy into an object. Focusing my mind on that one object and quietly concentrating on shape, line, design, surface and color allows me to express my drive for order, beauty and form.
My background is in fine art and graphic design and includes several years as a chef and caterer. Returning to art in 2010 and completing a degree in ceramics helped me pinpoint a true passion.
I am a mom of a 7 years old and she loves to be in the studio with me when possible, (I get less done at these times but it is fun, and very creative! Precious time, well spent).
The clay forms I prefer are simple yet sophisticated, elegant, spare, almost austere. I am inspired by mid-century Scandinavian ceramists. Their forms and luscious glazes enthrall my imagination.
Please reach out via email or IG if you have any questions. Follow me on IG for the latest work and highlights @lfceramics.