In accordance with city guidelines, The Clay Studio has resumed quarterly classes. DATE NIGHTS are currently on hold due to the pandemic. You are welcome to purchase Gift Certificates for future workshops (Date Nights will be back!)
Nicole took the unconventional path to becoming a full time studio potter by first pursuing a career in civil engineering; eventually following her passion to Rhode Island School of Design to earn an MFA in ceramics. In 2012, Nicole set up her studio in the Fort Point Area of Boston. She draws each image by hand directly into the porcelain clay with a knife, and inlays black underglaze. The high temperature of the kiln combined with the mid-range glazes draw out the underglaze from the inlaid images and create an unpredictable downward flow, obscuring the image, much like a faded memory. She often references imagery from her past, as a way to infuse her work with memories and create a concrete connection.
50% of your purchase directly supports the artist, and 50% of
your purchase supports the operations of The Clay Studio, a nonprofit that serves 35,000 people,
including 2,000 underserved school children, each year.