About the Author

Birdie Boone

Birdie Boone

Birdie Boone was always encouraged to be creative and declared her intent to be a potter at the age of six. She went on to earn her BA from the College of William and Mary in Virginia in 1994, and her MFA in artisanry/ceramics from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, in 2005. Birdie has taught at Emory and Henry College in Virginia, and has been a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana. To learn more about her and see more images of her work, please visit her website www.birdiebooneceramics.com.


Articles by Birdie Boone

Three Element Plates

Three Element Plates

For several years I’ve been making variations of this plate. It’s a set of 3 elements: the plate face, the  … Read More

An Introduction to Color

An Introduction to Color

Whether you’re working with homemade or commercial glazes, altering a base glaze to discover new color palettes can be easy  … Read More