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kristen ballou

studio pottery.

"Formal complexity is not an index of richness of content"

                                                                                                                                                                                              L. Alloway



I use a variety of stoneware clays and porcelain, high fired to cone 10, in oxidation and (sometimes) reduction and salt/soda fired. I am enamored by glaze, clay texture and character of each, and spend considerable time exploring  further, with each piece made.