Growing up in the town of Dalton, Massachusetts, located in the heart of the picturesque Berkshire Hills, I developed a connection with nature. This is evident throughout my work, as many of my pieces incorporate the leaves, vines and flowers that grow in my extensive English-
With degrees in both design and sculpture, I love working and experimenting with the use of form, shape and texture. I have always had a passion for weaving and basketry, but when I was exposed to ceramics through friends who were potters, I found that getting my hands into clay was a natural. So rather than choosing between the two mediums, I decided to pursue both.
In 2002, I married my husband Jeff, who has honed his talents with slab ceramics as his creative outlet. Now together at our studios in North Attleboro, Massachusetts our partnership allows me to focus on the baskets and traveling to shows, while he keeps the kilns firing back at home.
Each basket starts with a hand-
As we grow together as artists, Jeff and my collaboration inspires us to develop new and innovative ideas, allowing for a continuous evolution of our work.