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Janet Buskirk

Janet Buskirk Pottery

Janet Buskirk

Portland, Oregon

ARTIST STATEMENT

I became a professional clay artist in the 1980s. I have experimented with many clay techniques, for a time I made humorous sculptures of animals, then I used low-temperature clays and made plates featuring humorous cartoons. Later I became involved with high temperature wood fired ceramics.

I now work with on the potter’s wheel and with slabs, focusing on making functional pottery with colorful, jewel-like, surfaces. I fire in a gas fueled kiln, which I built with my husband, Jim Koudelka, a fellow clay artist. My pottery is made to be used. I am honored when people return year after year to add new pieces of pottery to their collections.

The widest variety of my work is available by making an appointment to visit my studio in Portland, Oregon. Other options are to shop online at my website or on Etsy, or visit these galleries: Mossy Creek Pottery (Lincoln City, OR); Oceanic Arts (Newport, OR); Sticks & Stones (Florence, OR); RiverSea (Astoria, OR); Valley Art (Forest Grove, OR)

THIS ARTIST SPECIALIZES IN:

Functional, Contemporary, Traditional, Decorative, Kitchen, Dining, Bright, Colorful, Blue, Green, Purple, Red, Stoneware, Porcelain, Reduction, Oxidation, Crystalline, Wheel Thrown, Hand Built, Carved, Bowl, Casserole, Creamer, Cup, Jar, Plate, Platter, Pitcher, Mug, Sugar Bowl, Teapot, Tile, Tumbler, Urn, Vase

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PHONE:

857-253-1058

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Studio Visits: By Appointment

DATES:

May 02 - Aug 31

ADDRESS:

4614 SE Salmon St, Portland OR 97215

WEBSITE:

Come visit our Studio! There are two ways to visit. Make a private appointment any time by emailing, texting or phoning. We also have a Studio Sale June 12-13, 11am-6pm. We are very covid safe: good ventilation, masks, limited numbers of people allowed in building. Curbside pickup available