Judy Weeden I have been making pots since 1972. Over those years, many changes have taken place on the national and international pottery scene and in my own adventure within that scene. My work has evolved along with these changes, although I have always spoken with my own voice.

I left an academic career in biology to immerse my hands and head in the making of pots, first in Fairbanks, Alaska and now on Saltspring Island, B.C. I learned the basics, and much beyond, from Al Johnson at the University of California Santa Cruz, and from Dean Schwarz of Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. Both were steeped in the Bauhaus tradition brought to this hemisphere by Ms. Marguerite Wildenhain. Serendipitously, one of the many workshops important in my development was given by Ms. Wildenhain. But most of my understanding of clay as an artist’s medium has come from the mistakes, failures, hopes and successes the willful clay throws our way.  (Read More)

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
My work always has been informed by a functional component. Over the years a decorative element has also become a major focus which allows me to speak beyond strict functionality.Artist's Homepage

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