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While each piece is unique, you can commission a similar size or design from these inspiring pots. 

Fancy Fumarole

Fancy Fumarole

5.5”h x 8.5”w
Fancy Fumarole – a humorous name, but indicative of the volcanic origin of many of the substances with which I create my work. For instance…

In the Beginning…

In the Beginning…

16.5”h x 10.5”w
A verse that inspires all manner of metaphors, visual and literary, and encourages our imaginations to run wild. First of all, since God is…

A Bowl Full of the Universe

A Bowl Full of the Universe

12″w x 9″h
“A Bowl Full of the Universe” is named for the star clusters and orbital paths that appeared under the saggar wrapping as it fired. This piece has…

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Alabaster Lily

8”w x 14″h
We planted a dozen lilies in our garden 2 years ago. Did little to nothing last year. This year…

Celestial Midnight Rose

7″w x 11″h
“Celestial Midnight Rose” is named to honor a new hybrid tea rose developed in 2019, whose color is about the same…

The Salmon Galaxy

6″w x 11″h
“The Salmon Galaxy” is named for a small galaxy of that same name, recently discovered…

Grizzly Creek Fire and Floods

10.5″w x 17″h
Grizzly Creek’s fire and floods in the summer of 2021 is a salutary lesson in counting the cost before one begins to build. The most expensive…

Green River Drought

10″w x 16″h
It has been a difficult summer, little rain, all-pervasive smoke, fire on every hand. The Green River has dwindled in some places to puddles…

Ojo Verde

10″w x 4″h
Ojo Verde is kind of autobiographical. My eyes, normally grey-blue, turn green when I…

Ikebana on the Rocks

4”w x 9.5″h
I’ve always been fascinated with the art of Ikebana and how the asymmetry of the flower arrangement completes…

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Raspberry Ripple

Raspberry Ripple

8.5″w x 7.5″h
Guess I was hungry for ice cream. Raspberry Ripple was my favorite as a child. It tasted just as wonderful…

Ascendant

Ascendant

7.5″w x 13.5″h
Ascendant was a huge surprise when I took it out of the kiln. No two ways about it, those are angel wings…

Sea Lily

Sea Lily

7.5″w x 11″h
Sea Lily reminds me that some oceanic creatures that appear to be plants are actually animal life…

Rift Valley

Rift Valley

10″w x 17″h
Rift Valley is oval in every direction. It’s oval vertically, from the side, and in cross section, as well as the throat. A fun challenge…

Tsunami

Tsunami

10″w x 15″h
Tsunami gives one the feeling of immersion in very deep water, with big strings of kelp, lots of bubbles and the sensation…

Tidal Wave

Tidal Wave

8″w x 9.5″h
Tidal Wave gives the viewer a distinct impression of sea-foam green water crashing over rocks with air bubbles trapped beneath the surface. As I experiment…

St. Elmo’s Fire

St. Elmo’s Fire

9.5″w x 4″h
“St. Elmo’s Fire” is an atmospheric phenomenon that creates a bright blue glow above a peak during an electrical storm…

Somewhere in Marble Canyon

Somewhere in Marble Canyon

11″w x 7″h
“Somewhere in Marble Canyon” reminds me of a location John Wesley Powell must have floated by during his heroic trip to chart the course of the Colorado River…

The Wave

The Wave

14″w x 7″h
“The Wave” is a rock formation in the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona, near the Utah border. “The Wave” in my piece…

Snowbound

Snowbound

5”w x 10.5”h
Snowbound has a blizzard created by sugar granules sprinkled on the wet ferric chloride used to develop the…

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

6”w x 9”h
Smoke signals were a method of long-distance communication used from time immemorial by Native Americans. My smoke signals…

Spiraling Through the Galaxy

Spiraling Through the Galaxy

8.5″w x 9″h
Named, as a lot of my work is, for my fascination with astronomy. The firing effects I achieve with crushed foil saggars include star burst patterns and…

Peppermint Snowstorm

Peppermint Snowstorm

7.5″w x 7″h
Peppermint Snowstorm was whimsically named as I polished it on Christmas Eve, as an unforecast but vigorous snow swept over my studio.

Celestial Jewels

Celestial Jewels

6″w x 13″h
“Celestial Jewels” derives its name from the jewel-like ornaments that appeared during the firing, aligned with the strands of copper wire I…

Yucca by Starlight

Yucca by Starlight

9″w x 6″h
“Yucca by Starlight” could not escape its name. It told me the moment I peeled the saggar foil off after the firing.

The Water Bearer’s Jar

The Water Bearer’s Jar

10.5″w x 10.5″h
My work emerges from the bisque (1st) firing looking clean and white like a blank canvas awaiting the paint. Who knows what the 2nd firing, the saggar firing, will do…

Dotsero (Baby Volcano)

Dotsero (Baby Volcano)

9″w x 7″h
This piece reminds me of a small volcanic cone. As it happens, the only active volcano in Colorado — “active” meaning it has erupted within the last 10,000 years…

Copper Rim

Copper Rim

10″w x 15″h
“Copper Rim” has copper carbonate-infused terra sigillata air-brushed only on its rim. The fired effect resembles a mountain range capped with a light dusting of snow. The body of the piece…

Cache Pot

Cache Pot

17″w x 12″h
In French, the names means hiding pot. The salt-bisque firing method is a single-firing technique. Bone-dry ware is air-brushed with white and colored…

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