The 40 Cups Project

40 CUPS PROJECT was an endeavor to help artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19. All net proceeds from the sales of these cups were matched dollar for dollar by a donor (who chose to remain anonymous) and were donated towards artist relief. Together we raised $5000 for CERFplus. Story behind this project: Early […]

It’s all about chemistry!

  Yes I am first and foremost a potter but when I am not in my studio making work, chances are I am in my kitchen baking cakes, brownies and all things chocolate. In fact right at this moment, the aroma of biscottis baking in the oven is wafting out of the kitchen, filling the […]

Pounding Rocks!

  For me, summer is designated playtime in the studio. A time to experiment, explore, learn and grow. Every year my summer explorations have made me go down a different path. From making whimsical teapots to exploring the salt and pepper shakers to learning to lithotransfer on clay, my summers have been a time of […]

Texas Clay Festival 2017

The 25th annual Texas Clay Festival is coming up in less than two weeks!!! OCTOBER 28th & 29th For those of you who are familiar with my work, you might notice a dramatic change in my style this year. I have been having a lot of fun in the studio making these tea bowls and […]

Burnt Toast!

You put a slice of white bread in the toaster hoping for a lovely golden toast that you plan to slather with butter. A perfect treat on a rainy Saturday evening. As you are laying the table, pausing to choose the perfect cup for the hot chocolate that accompanies your toast, a very unpleasant smell starts […]

Ashes From the Fireplace…

The other day when I was sweeping up the ashes from my fireplace, I paused to look at the benign powdery stuff in my dust pan with wonder. For wasn’t it this ash (which I was in the process of sweeping away) that created those interesting, unreplicable surfaces on the wood fired pots that I so loved? […]

Carving Workshop 2017

I will be hosting a hands on carving workshop at my studio, in Round Rock, on April 22nd, 2017. The focus of this year’s workshop will be “SGRAFFITO” Sgraffito: A form of decoration made by scratching through a surface of slip to reveal a lower layer of a contrasting color. Details of the Workshop… Date: Saturday, […]