Kimberly Muller

Out of the Ashes Pottery

Kimberly Muller

Oakridge, Oregon

ARTIST STATEMENT

I started making pots in the late eighties and found that the most intriguing part of it all was the physicality of it. Especially throwing pots on the wheel, where brute force isn't enough, there must also be the ability to pull back and apply a bit of finesse.

My current work focuses on tactile experiences. With a focus on the balance (or imbalance) of raw and glazed clay, I strive to achieve a rich and interesting experience for the handler. After years of wheel work, I find myself gravitating towards hand building, or altering very basic wheel thrown forms. This allows for a slower, more focused process giving me ample time to consider how the piece will feel once it is fired. All pieces, regardless of function or finish, are meant to be picked up, handled, experienced… because, like people, with love and attention the pieces will continue to evolve.

My current work is available on my website: www.outoftheashespottery.com/shop.

THIS ARTIST SPECIALIZES IN:

Functional, Non-Functional, Sculptural, Organic, Bright, Colorful, Earthy, Simple, Green, Red, Turquoise, White, Stoneware, Oxidation, Wheel Thrown, Hand Built, Carved, Coil, Cup, Mug, Sculpture, Tumbler, Vase, Vessel

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