I now live and teach in West Medford where I gain inspiration from the boulders and birches of the Middlesex Fells, ancient artifacts housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, and graffiti adorning Orange-line trains.
I make functional pieces ripe with the joy that another person is meant to interact with them.
I believe there is a richness added when we recognize that the objects we use daily have been touched by an aware individual.
I throw functional, porcelain objects on an electric pottery wheel, and glaze fire them in an oxidation gas kiln to 2284 degrees Fahrenheit.
I am continually searching for dynamic forms that combine both organic
and man-made aspects. The petals of a flower and the cogs of a machine
have lovely symmetries, and allude to the necessary form and function