Tameria Martinez


The porcelain and wild stoneware clays that I work with provide the challenge that I desire for complex forms. The clay body then becomes the canvas, maximizing the effect of layering one glaze upon another, to achieve rich combinations of surface. Exploration of crystallization, ash, and fluid glazes are my focus for decorative expression.

The strength, and delicate properties of porcelain draw me into the seductive nature of material, allowing the potential to create forms of grace. Wild stoneware adds an element of surprise due to variations in the clay body itself. Wood firing allows the movement of the flame and ash to mark the pots giving each a unique depth of surface.

Tameria participated in the Ash & Flash exhibition March 12 - 17, 2018.

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