Lately Diana has been thinking about why she makes pottery and the only answer she has is her real need to create. If Diana weren’t a potter she would probably be a chef or an architect, some kind of work that involves piecing multiple ingredients together and that requires a balance of art and science. She loves ceramics because it involves taking simple, earthy, natural materials like clay, silica, and feldspar and combining these ingredients into a product more interesting than its parts. It reminds her of bringing together a talented group of people who, when brought together, create an entity that is so much more magnificent than any individual could be on their own. Diana hand throws each piece using porcelain clay. She fires them once before decorating with food safe glazes and underglazes. Each piece is fired a second time to 2200F to make them durable enough for everyday use. Diana hopes you have as much fun using her pieces as she has making them.
Come see Diana and her ceramic art at the Art In the Garden event on Saturday, August 10th!
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