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I simply have to make pots! While making pottery nourishes my soul, selling it puts food on my table. When I am sitting at the potters’ wheel with music reverberating through my studio, life is good! The dance that is born of clay spinning through my fingers is the place in my life where magic happens. I’ve always had a relatively narrow focus, making wheel thrown, single-fired functional stoneware and porcelain. My work never stands still, however… It has been a slow evolution of form and surface. In 2009 I made the switch from ^10 reduction to ^6 oxidation, and the journey has been extremely rewarding. Function is what keeps me rooted, but I don’t mind stretching the boundaries of usefulness just a little as I explore my tiny vision.

Sometimes I wonder what direction my life would have taken if I had not discovered clay. The only thing I know for certain is that I lead a privileged life making my living doing something I love as much as making pottery.



Steven Hill
323 West Maple Ave.
Independence, MO 64050
(816) 810-1563

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