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 […]

A Mother, a Daughter, and a Chocolate Cake…

Well, I am definitely my mother’s daughter. For one, being vertically challenged, we  hover around 5′. We both started graying in our twenties and we absolutely panic when confronted with a mathematical problem. Fortunately it doesn’t stop at that; there’s a bright side too. We love working with our hands, sharing an almost compulsive need […]

My Ode to Water

Most of us have a favorite comfort drink. My husband loves to start his day with a cup of chai, my mom craves her coffee at breakfast, my kids love to end their day with ginger- honey-lemon tea. But for me, the uncontested winner in the world of consumable fluids is: WATER!!! Never having developed […]