MY STORY & PHILOSOPHY
With a commitment to craftsmanship and high quality materials, I have been making handmade pottery since 1982. My work can be found in national and international collections, and is used in restaurants throughout Northern California.
A little about my background
Earth and Fire Pottery is founded on the principles of living a simple life, loving others, doing no harm and practicing non-violence, sensibilities gained as a member of the counter culture in Ithaca, New York in the late sixties.
About the studio today
I am still in love with being a studio potter. I love to make beautiful, functional pottery that cultivate a sense of well-being and wholeness. I also enjoy teaching and passing on the traditions I have studied under to others. My studio is in my cabin located on the east side of Cobb Mountain in Lake County in Northern California. All pieces are thrown, dried, then bisque fired, glazed and fired again. Each pot is unique, because the pots have small variations when thrown, and when the glaze melts on the pots.
No two are ever the same.