Kathleen Bryan has been making pottery for over a decade in both Southern California and Hawaii. She creates both wheel-thrown and hand-formed pieces. These pieces are both functional and decorative. They reflect a love for the Desert Southwest and for the Garden Island of Kaua’i.
Kathleen creates her best-known horsehair pieces by burning random designs onto a hot pot by applying horsehair. In addition, Kathleen also makes Raku and functional ware.
Her passion for working in clay comes from its unlimited possibilities and the challenge of a genre that is sensual, exhilarating, playful and maddening – all at the same time