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I have been making pots for almost twenty years. Some years, I made a lot and some years, hardly any. Between day jobs, at night, on weekends, and during children’s naps, I made pots. A couple of years ago I started dedicating more time and effort to finding my voice in clay and my work reflects that process. It is about the relationships between form, color, balance, tension, texture, and function. My goal is that it is expressive, beautiful, and enjoyable to hold and use!

Education:

BA (Major: English; Minor:Art History), BFA (Studio Art); University of Texas at Austin

Juried Shows:

October 2019. Cup: The Intimate Object XV. Charlie Cummings Gallery. Gainesville, FL.

September 2019. Material Mugs IV: COBALT. Companion Gallery. Humboldt, TN.

August 2019. From the Ground Up XXIX: Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibition. Las Cruces Museum of Art. Las Cruces, New Mexico.

June 2019. Cheer! Drink Up! 2019. Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel. Commonwheel Artist’s Co-op. Manitou Springs, CO.

June 2019. Working Pots IV: MUGS. James May Gallery. Algoma, WI.

March 2019. Sip. A Ceramic Cup Show. Savannah Clay Community. Savannah, GA.

June 2018. Cheers! Drink Up! 2018: Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel. Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Manitou Springs, CO.

May 2019. Due West. West Austin Studio Tour Kick-Off Party and Exhibition Opening. Big Medium. Austin, TX.

January 2018. Cups for Y’all Pop-Up Sale @ Asher Gallery. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Houston, TX.

September 2017. Best of Texas Clay. Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild. Ft. Worth, Texas.

Juried Festivals and Sales:

May 2019. Violet Crown Festival. Brentwood Park, Austin, TX.

November 2018. The Blue Genie Art Bazaar. Austin, TX.

May 2018. West Austin Studio Tour. Austin, Texas.

May 2018. Violet Crown Festival. Brentwood Park, Austin, Texas.

October 2017. AIDS Walk Austin. Republic Square Park. Austin, Texas.

May 2017. West Austin Studio Tour. Austin, Texas.

Awards:

Aaron Gara Award. From the Ground Up XXX - Juror: Naomi Clement. Las Cruces Museum of Art and the Potter’s Guild of Las Cruces. August 2019.

Best in Show: Working Pots IV: MUGS - Juror: Nick DeVries. James May Gallery. Algoma, WI. June 2019.

Affiliations:

Member, Texas Clay Arts Association (TCAA)

Member, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

Member, International Ceramic Artists Network (ICAN)