Brianna Rickson

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Artist Statement

I am a self-taught potter and have been working with clay for more than 19 years. My work is primarily wheel thrown with my main focus being functional works for the last 5 years. I love the idea of someone taking home something I have made and using it in their daily lives.

It’s nice to be able to touch people’s lives in a small way.

I had no interest in working with clay until I got a job working in the shipping department of a clay manufacturer.

I was amazed by all the possibilities, how limitless working with clay is. I have been working with it ever since, sometimes obsessively producing both decorative and functional works.

The main body of my work is stoneware and I occasionally do porcelain and earthenware pieces.

I mainly fire in electric kilns but love doing wood firings when I can and also gas/reduction firings.

Galleries:

Hoot Art Gallery
221 State Highway 165
Placitas, NM
www.hootartgallery.com

Brianna Rickson, Potter, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Contact Information:

Santini Pottery
Albuquerque, New Mexico
www.santinipottery.com