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11th Annual Pottery Tour & Sale :: July 29th & 30th, 2017, 10am-5pm. Back Roads :: Summertime :: Great Pots

Christy Knox

108 Mount Road
Cummington, MA 01026

(413) 634-5770

www.christyknox.com
knoxpottery@aol.com

I have lived among the woods of Western Massachusetts for almost twenty years. Over that time I have tended a large and rather miraculous garden. Each day while walking to my studio I am looking across the yard, seeing shapes and colors of every season. I find myself constantly awe-struck by that visual interplay of color, texture, pattern and natural form. This experience is ever changing, fleeting, and unique.

As a potter, I take great joy in creating a form, composing a surface, juxtaposing those same elements. I rejoice in challenging my own artistic vision and technique. Whether the surface becomes the wall of a vessel, the finial for a teapot cap, or the foot of a bowl, I use the clay as the medium for expressing that uniqueness, attempting to capture and reflect a particular moment in time.

Part of the true joy of creating functional art is in the handling and daily interaction with a finished piece of pottery. It is my hope that each piece carries to you a part of that joy, bringing it into your home and into your life!

 


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www.coolpots.com

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