Jennifer Hanson, potter


Clay was my first love and after many other forays into the field of art, I have returned to clay and am getting a lot of satisfaction.  I love the immediacy of the clay, the physical nature of the work, and the mind-body connection. I can go into the studio with a new idea and try it out right way.  Whether it’s a new throwing technique, a slab idea, or making beads, I can start working out the problems right away. The versatility of clay lets me express my various interests.  I have several running themes in my art that I explore.  I prefer to work in small series or batches, exploring the theme, then returning to it later when inspiration has struck again.  This keeps my work fresh and unique, and I always get a surprise when I open the kiln!

Jennifer Hanson

© Jennifer Hanson and Spinning Star Studio 2008-2016