As a counseling psychologist I spend my time searching for the inner
beauty in my clients andhelping them to see it too. In 1993 I touched
clay for the first time. It was love at first touch. My teacher,
whom I dearly love, spent a great deal of time trying
to fix me. "Its only twenty cents worth of clay,you
show it who is in charge". From the beginning,
however, clay seemed to tell me what it wanted
to be. Just as I listen to my clients, so do I
listen to the clay. Shape fascinates me.
Movement fascinates me. Color
fascinates me. Having fun
with the clay is
I have found that Raku firing gives me some
of the colors that fit my pieces. I attempt to
put love in every piece that I make and I hope
that this joy is experienced by those who see my work.