All functional pottery is “high fired”, making the pieces completely food, oven, and dishwasher safe. They cannot be used on an open stove burner. Pieces are custom made to order, with a wide selection of sizes and colors available. Find more information in the commissions section.
Pieces are custom made to order, with a wide selection of sizes and colors available. They can be ordered with high-fire fully functional glazes, or less durable decorative glazes.
These are mostly intended as artistic works, although some are also functional as well.
The images of pieces on this site are only a small sample of the things I can make out of clay. The ADVANTAGE to having something “custom made” for you or as a gift for another is that the piece can be made to YOUR specifications. The size, color, and style can be adjusted. From […]
In 2005 the Alumni Association of University of Michigan commissioned myself and fellow artist Marcy Yurk to design and build a landmark on the campus to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the University of Michigan-Flint. The Ruth Mott Foundation was then approached to assist with funding, and to suggest ways to involve the community. The final […]
I can make specific pieces to fit the needs of the buyer. This means one can choose size, color, and to a certain extent form, of the pieces selected. Functional pieces are all food safe glazes, dishwasher and oven safe, but they cannot be used on a stovetop. Since they are handmade, there will be […]
Since 1992, Guy has been the driving force of the “Empty Bowl” charity event. This event has been growing every year since I started it in Flint in 1992, after meeting with John Hartom, another Michigan potter, who started the Empty Bowl fund-raising idea in 1991 at Lahser High School, Bloomfield Hills. My students and […]