My ceramic work is defined by my love of the human form.
A childhood love of fantasy finds its way into my work. I express the absurdity of life while drawing influence from unexpected sources like the lyrics of music and nursery rhymes.
I have a clear vision of a finished piece before I start. With this idea in mind, I immediately get started with a combination of wheel-thrown pieces, coils, and slabs. I alter by pinching, cutting, and adding clay until my idea emerges.
My pieces are decorated with colored slips and underglazes while still wet and then fired to 1830 degrees. After adding pigmented washes and glazes my final firing to 2232 degrees completes the process,