Deborah Schwartzkopf

After traveling for ten years for various career opportunities, Deborah Schwartzkopf returned to her hometown of Seattle, Washington, in 2009, where she is now working as a full-time studio artist. Deb earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alaska and a Masters of Fine Arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University. She has participated in artist residencies at the Archie Bray Foundation (Helena, Montana), Mudflat Studios (Somerville, Massachusetts), and The Clay Studio (Philadelphia), and was a visiting assistant professor at Ohio University. To learn more about her and see more images of her work, please visit

Build or Bust

Tips and Tools: Waste into Want

Dramatic Darting

A Sauce Boat with Simple Seams

The Cat's Meow

Pottery Illustrated: Bud Vase Template