Laura Williams


I approach making pottery in the same manner as I would approach making a painting. Porcelain acts as a canvas for each composition. Wares are rolled, slabbed, pinched to form a functional vessel. Color relation, imagery and process are the driving factors in each piece’s aesthetic. Layers are created in the form of handles, shapes and playful finger ledges. I make my forms using white porcelain in an effort to provide a pure background for the colors mixed and placed upon clay. Brush marks and color blocks create energy and movement across the surface of each pot. I consider my pots functional paintings. Objects with which users interact with and appreciate daily.