Artist Interviews

Meet Cindy Guajardo

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Cindy Guajardo and I’m an artist/potter living in Fort Collins, CO. I also manage the Colorado Potters Guild website and social media channels. Chances are that if you’ve messaged the guild through our website, I’m the one that responds to your general query.  How many years have you been a member of […]

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Meet Sarah Christensen

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Please introduce yourself: I was always encouraged to be an artist, and I always wanted to be one.  I dabbled in lots of mediums as a kid, but not until I touched clay in high school did I really think it could happen. I went to college to blow glass, but after many burns, found clay […]

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Meet James Kelly

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Please introduce yourself: I’m James Kelly and I’m a potter living in Denver CO. I’ve had a love for ceramics since I took my first class in high school in Michigan. Working with clay is a like working with no other medium, there are endless possibilities. I moved to Colorado after college with a friend […]

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Meet Kathleen Laurie

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Kathleen Laurie and I joined the guild 18 years ago after working in other studio/classroom type scenarios.  What does it mean to you to be a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? It is a unique space with my clay family. Being a potter usually means working in isolation unless […]

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Meet Jessa Decker-Smith

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Please introduce yourself: I come from creators. We are a crafty people. My mother worked tirelessly to support her four daughters and though she never allowed herself to devote much time to intentional art, she was constantly creating. From the charcoal drawings she made of her children, to the paper fireplace and mantle she created […]

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Meet Carolyn Lievers

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Please introduce yourself: I have been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild since January 1991. Over my years in the Guild I have served as guild director, kiln director, acting vice president, president, membership chair, show chair, treasurer and assistant treasurer, truck driver, set up and loader assistant, door keeper, and refreshments co-chair. What […]

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Meet Ronnie Kohrt

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Ronnie Kohrt. I’m a new member of the Colorado Potters Guild and the owner and artist of Ugly Mug Pottery, LLC. Pottery has been a big part of my life for the past 15 years. It’s such a passion and love of mine. I’ve always felt clay is the most difficult medium […]

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Meet Ginny Cash

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Please introduce yourself: Hi, I’m Ginny Cash.  I live in Longmont, recently relocating from Larkspur.  I’ve lived in Colorado for 21 years and have never looked back at the Midwest. How many years have you been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild?  I’ve been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild for 15 years.  […]

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Meet Rick West

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Please introduce yourself: While on a highway construction assignment in Chaco Canyon New Mexico, I took a weekend tour to Bandelier National Monument. There I saw a Maria Martinez video on building pots using the coil method and then pit-firing them. It inspired me to collect clay from the roadside, mix it with sand from […]

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Meet Tim Young

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Please introduce yourself: I grew up in North Dakota coming to Colorado in 1969 via in Michigan and Chicago where I worked in industrial sales and finally working for the telephone company in Colorado until I retired.    How many years have, you been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? I have been a […]