best thing about clay is that creating with it, for a hundred or a
thousand years, still would not be long enough to absorb all the techniques
Pleasures” is the name of my studio and it is in our
backyard in Langley. It was built with the support of family and friends
and my wheel faces a large sliding glass door from which I can enjoy
the view of our decks, trees and the ever-changing seasons. Many times
these views are reflected in my art.
My pottery is fired to cone 5 in an electric kiln. With three very
good friends, whom I met taking the Ceramic Fine Art classes at Kwantlen
in the early 90’s, I continue to take classes, sell pottery
at our two annual sales and raku vessels, murals and masks. We also
had the incredible experience of traveling with other potters on a
Pottery & Archaelogy Tour of South-West England for two weeks
& we hope to do trips to various areas on a regular basis with
pottery being the theme.
to enter juried and theme shows as a member of the Fraser
Valley Potters Guild (see Glaze Forum link), the Potters
Guild of BC, the Fort Langley Artists Group
and the Langley
Arts Council helps me to "think outside of the box"!
I enjoy the stimulation of other potters and artists, whether it engages
me in making functional ware or art.