Michele Walters

     My journey with clay started in 2003 and has slowly grown to a substantial part of my being. I primarily make functional pottery, both hand-built and thrown on the wheel.  Both provide me with a sense of peace. Wheel throwing allows me to throw off all the day's stress and focus on centering myself and the clay.  I use pattern rollers, created from designs and shapes in nature, iron work and buildings while using art deco and geometric influences to create my hand-built pots.  Working with three different colors of stoneware helps provide variation to the finishes of my pieces.

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