wall-pieceClay holds the opportunity to create but imagination provides the color. I am grateful to make a living at something I enjoy so much. When asked what I would like to do when I retire, I said I am already doing it. I have been working with clay for over 30 years. Over time my color and technique have progressed into my current work. I love the vitality of the colors and they array of textures. To obtain these various textures I use discarded objects from everyday life such as rubber bike tires and old Tupperware. My most valuable clay experience was as an apprentice to Master Potter, Frank A. Colson and workshop with Steve Howell. Under their encouragement, exploration of new directions was opened to me