My work is a culmination my love of casual hand-built shapes and the beauty of watercolors sealed in glaze. Painting on unfired white glaze with water diluted mineral stains is very much the same as painting on paper with pigment. They both have a beautiful luminous freshness and transparency. My functional pottery is created with traditional lead-free Maiolica materials starting with the finest terracotta clay. The inspiration for my designs come from vintage botanical prints and the natural beauty of our common fruits and flowers.