Jack was a gardener long before he was a potter. This is reflected in his making many varied flower pots from long toms to planters. He also has an appreciation for Art Deco pottery and this can be seen in the multiple vases he makes. He throws with
an iron rich clay that glaze fires to a rich, dark brown bordering on black. The interior is glazed and the exterior is not glazed
Kathy and Jack take hand building classes at IS 183 in Stockbridge MA with Paula Shalan. Jack’s focus there
is on handbuilding teapots.