"I like to emphasize the positive in life - the beautiful, the joyful, the fun."
Working as a sculptor and painter for more than 25 years, artist Jerilynn Babroff has developed a line of ceramic art that is functional, whimsical, and outrageous. Her work reflects her feelings of life and love and has been exhibited worldwide in museums and galleries.
Babroff first discovered clay in her twenties, when a pottery shop opened near her home. It was there that she learned how to throw on the wheel. From the very first moment, she fell in love with clay and became obsessed with doing more.
Each of Babroff's pieces begins as a form built in clay. She makes a plaster mold of the form and casts the piece, then embellishes it with clay elements and slip to give it a unique personality. Once the piece has dried, Babroff paints it with underglazes and fires in a kiln to bisque. Finally, she applies a clear glaze and fires the piece again.