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



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Faceted Cup

$50.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Lunch Plate

$50.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Large Faceted Bowl

$110.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Tumbler



Faceted Cup



Small Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate


   

Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Faceted Cup

$50.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Lunch Plate

$50.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Large Faceted Bowl

$110.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Tumbler



Faceted Cup



Small Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate


 

Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Faceted Cup

$50.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Lunch Plate

$50.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Large Faceted Bowl

$110.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Tumbler



Faceted Cup



Small Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate


 

Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Tumbler

$40.00



Faceted Cup

$50.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Small Plate

$40.00



Lunch Plate

$50.00



Dinner Plate

$60.00



Large Faceted Bowl

$110.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Dinner Plates

$60.00



Tumbler



Faceted Cup



Small Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate



Lunch Plate