MIKE ANDERSON a fine arts major and former art instructor currently works in his Rockport Texas studio making functional and decorative pottery. His work is displayed at the Rockport Center for the Arts, and Port Aransas Art Center. potterypostings.blogspot.com
ANGALYNN BISHOP an accomplished potter with a Studio in Corpus Christi, Texas. Studio41C
BARRY BROWN CLAY STUDIO is a group of potters who work separately and collectively at the Barry Brown Clay Studio at the Corpus Christi Art Center. Facebook
EMILY BROWN is a graduate of UT in Fine Arts. In 2007 she launched Little e Pottery from her home studio in Austin, where she is a full-time potter. Emily’s philosophy that pottery “delivers nourishment and is the center of hearth and home” makes her work a perfect fit for the Bountiful Bowl. www.littleepottery.com.
V. CHIN born in Thailand, trained in Japan and practicing his craft in Seabrook, TX strives to make “good” ceramics. Known for his quaint depiction of frogs on his pottery, his work is internationally exhibited. His work is currently being featured at the Rockport Center for the Arts. www.vchingallery.com
ANN FELDMEIR has been a potter for over 40 years, apprenticing in a professional studio in Northern New Mexico and eventually establishing her own studio in Wimberly, Texas. Her hand built designs are often pulled from 19th century art pottery and china painting traditions. www.clayhearts.com
BARBARA FRANCIS is a Waco potter specializing in pieces featuring interesting textures. She is known for hand-carving and sprigging and teaches both adults and children in her home studio. Facebook
CINDY FUQUA is a potter from Alba. The graceful forms and flowing lines of her works make her functional and decorative pottery a favorite of art lovers. Cindy imbues her pottery with a positive life energy that charges its surroundings. Facebook
MIKE GRAFA lives with his wife Norma in Austin TX where he works at his studio and teaches at Austin Community College. Mike’s trademark is high-fired porcelain glazed pottery which has been exhibited throughout the southwest in galleries and art shows. www.mikegrafapottery.com
ROSS de la GARZA is a 7th generation Texan who grew up along the coastline in Corpus Christ. He began making whimsical clay fish over 20 years ago. Each of his fish is unique in design and expression with just the right amount of levity and whimsy. www.phishross.com
MARY GLEDITSCH throws and handbuilds stoneware often embellished with piercings and textures inspired by nature’s beauty. Mary’s use of deep and inviting colors make each of her pieces unique and appealing.
TAYLOR HENDRIX is well known in Rockport for his amazing pottery work and love of the arts. Having relocated recently to Jeddo TX, Taylor is busy rebuilding his studio and setting up his new home. Currently, his work is focusing on tiles. Facebook
AL & JENI HOEKSEMA began their business JUS’CUZ in 2000. They make high fired stoneware and delicately carved one of a kind sculpture in their Hill Country studio. Both Jeni and Al have won ribbons and prizes in shows throughout Texas. www.juscuzpottery.com
CHRIS & CAROL HOUGHTON are Rockport Texas potters who work out of their studio OYSTER PLATE COVE, One Hermitage Drive. Pieces are also available at www.AlohaCarolAnn.Etsy.com
NATHANEAL HUFFMAN, a potter from Portland TX, earned his Associate’s Degree in Arts, Studio Arts from Del Mar College. He creates a wide variety of functional and decorative pottery, often decorated with carvings of saltwater game fish. He exhibits in several local farmers markets. nathanealhuffmanpottery.com
STAN IRVIN, a Rockport TX potter, has his own gallery at 215 Water Street. He specializes in altered, wheel-thrown vessel forms. Stan has earned many awards and conducts pottery workshops in Austin, Rockport, and around Texas. www.stanirvin.com
AMY LANCASTER a potter from Missouri City TX creates pieces inspired by her love of the ocean and sea life. Many of her pieces are functional and dishwasher safe. www.amylancasterpottery.com
LEAH LEACH of Roaring Rabbit Pottery, uses her own clay recipe and mixes her own glazes. She hand-throws functional stoneware on her wheel at her studio in Alvarado, TX. Her work is displayed at Sherry Ward’s Fine Arts Gallery in Nacogdoches and online at www.roaring-rabbit.com
LUCAS McCAIN’s pottery is always moving towards quietness and simplicity. Both tradition and generosity appeal to him and have a way of shaping his work. In 2001 Lucas earned a degree in studio ceramics from the University of Wyoming. Since 2004 Lucas has maintained his pottery studio in Fort Worth, TX where he lives with his wife and 3 daughters. He hopes that his pots will gently become a part of your daily life. www.twicebornpottery.com
BOBBIE McCREA creates pottery that reflects her love for Japanese art. Bobbie owns and operates a studio in Lake Travis with her daughter Megan. Along with Raku, they work in high fire stoneware and porcelain clays with glazes formulated from raw materials. www.northshorepottery.com
FERN OLSON took her first pottery class here in Rockport from Genie Mysorski, both of whom are original Bountiful Bowl potters. Fern’s pottery has both an Asian and American Indian flair.
VICKY PHILLIPS moved from Hollywood California to the Hill Country and rediscovered her love for clay. Known as “Mud Magic Art” her works are hand-thrown and nature inspired. www.mudmagicart.com
DANNA JO RITTER Texas Mud Dauber Pottery, La Vernia, Texas Facebook
VIVIAN ROOD is a potter from Rockport TX. Five short years after taking up the challenge of throwing pots, Vivian can be found in her garage studio creating new pieces. Her work is shown at The Rockport Gallery on Austin Street and the Rockport Center for the Arts.
PAIGE SHELTON is versed in creating functional pottery on the wheel, hand building, and sculpture. At home at their ranch in Bastrop County, Paige continues to be an active part of the potters’ community
JIM BOB SALAZAR’s works reflect commercial training merged with styles of Frank Lloyd Wright and oriental packaging. Jim Bob is the recipient of many impressive awards from prestigious shows throughout the U.S. and several Best of Show awards at the Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair. Visit him on-line at www.greendogstudioart.com
JAN SIJANSKY creates both functional and decorative pottery pieces as an active member and current president of the board at the Clay Studio of the Art Center of Corpus Christi TX. Facebook
BRENDY VAUGHN works from her studio in Selma, Texas. She is new to pottery and to the Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair. Welcome to Rockport, Brendy! Facebook