Pivoting to Clay | Courtney Murphy | Episode 338

Courtney Murphy | Episode 338

Courtney Murphy has been a studio potter in Missoula, MT for the past four years. Courtney first moved to Montana in 2009 as a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation. Afterwards Courtney moved to Missoula as a resident at The Clay Studio of Missoula and decided to stay. Courtney studied Ceramics at the Oregon College of Art and Craft. Courtney’s designs are influenced by simplified abstractions of nature, folk art, mid-century modern forms and shapes, as well as patterns and textiles. Courtney is compelled by the variation found in handmade objects and likes the personal connection that they help to create as they leave her studio to become part of somebody’s daily routine.

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