Andy Shaw

In my pottery, I examine this format of vacancy and the tenuous balance it requires of the viewer-participant in establishing completion. Knowing that the porcelain will become active components within someone’s home, I design each piece so that it can adapt to place and to the personal preferences of the homeowner. In my studio I resist the artistic impulse to create overall resolution and completion, opting instead to leave room for improvisation by the cook whose own need for creative resolution is just as necessary as mine. By leaving the glaze color neutral, cooks recognize the invitation for a spinach, strawberry and almond salad or perhaps for a grilled turkey club panini with purple onion. In this way, color is not a fixed quality in the pottery, allowing it to have an active role in daily kitchen creations.



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Tumbler



Tumbler


   

Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Tumbler



Tumbler


  

Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Tumbler



Tumbler


 

Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Mug

$50.00



Tumbler



Tumbler