“What I’m working toward is that kind of perfection that makes a pot seem born, as if it had naturally emerged whole from the depths of the universe; not something made or contrived.”

John Tilton

Artist Statement

My work is high fired porcelain, hand thrown, with layered glazes. The forms are simple and organic. They are the result of constant refinement — the simple that lies beyond complex. I strive to give the pots a breath inside, and the kind of life that makes them reveal new things to the perceptive viewer as his or her vision deepens. I always try to hide my hand, so it seems as if the pot just appeared out of the depths of the universe. 

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