"Handmade wheel-thrown stoneware fluted vase. Urban Legend & Myth collections speak to the vitality and passion of urban life. They are at once dangerous, exciting, and really quite reflective of all of life. Legends and myths are fantasy made manifest. These collections expand upon these ideas and does indeed manifest as Urban Sophistication, Urban Elegance and Urban Vitality. "
The alchemy of ceramics is particularly vivid, says Tatiana Hunter: “White heat transforms wet, gooey mud into gilded stoneware.” A one-time professional cellist who lives south of Santa Fe, NM, Hunter infuses her pieces, many finished with 23-karat gold and platinum, with a bold beauty. “I work alone,” she says, “with classical music blasting and CNN blinking, surrounded by poster-size pictures of my children and a bulletin board that proclaims Fearless Joy."