Artist Portfolio-Tom Bottman

Join us in the Hoffman Gallery for our May show featuring Tom Bottman, Gretta Siegel, and Miles Sprietsma.

For inquiries or availability of the pieces shown below, please email the [email protected].

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Tom Bottman's Artist's Statement and Show Images

There is just something about working with clay that I love – the feel of it, the smell of it, the looks of it all soft and pliable and asking to be made into something. I find it to be the ideal medium for working with texture and pattern. In my work, I use found material for overall textures, handmade pattern rollers and some commercial rollers. The pieces are finished with stains and underglazes that are washed back, leaving the color in the depressions.

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