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" If there were no limits of time, space and money I’d go back to firing with wood as I love the ability to ‘paint’ with fire using creative stacking to control the surface of the clay.
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What sparks your creativity? What drives you to work with clay?
Did you come to ceramics from a different career? Tell us about your journey to a ceramics career.
How have you have taken your experience as a well-established maker in the field and passed that knowledge along to your other artists?
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For over 20 years Daryl has been working as a studio artist and teacher. After completing a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Illinois where he was honored with an Excellence in Teaching award, he taught at Parkland Community College before migrating to Houston.
He served as an adjunct professor of art at Houston Community College as well as holding teaching roles at the Glassell School of Art, and North Harris Community College. In addition to teaching, he shares love of ceramics through lectures, workshops and kiln design and construction consulting.
Daryl focuses on functional and sculptural stoneware vessels, producing custom dinnerware for local businesses as well as exhibiting in national juried shows.
Last but certainly not least, Daryl was co-founder of a grass-roots clay organization – ClayHouston – designed to organize and promote Houston area clay artists in the community.