The Beginnings of a New Year

I've finally moved into a new studio space in Oakland and have started production again! It feels great to be in the studio being creative. I'm working on new products to add to my line sheet and hopefully new glazes to expand my color selection.

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For 2015 my goal was to wholesale to shops, and I was excited to look back and see that I had accomplished that. For 2016, I'm hoping to expand my wholesale reach to shops across the US, partner with other craftspeople, and work with new restaurants on serving ware.

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 I've been battling between creating sculptural fine art pieces versus consumer goods and I'm hoping 2016 will help me mark a more structured path between the two. II'm also just having fun exploring new techniques and creating new objects.

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Gopi Shah

Gopi Shah Ceramics, Austin, TX, 78702, United States

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Gopi Shah began crafting clayworks in high school and continued her studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2014, Gopi launched her ceramics business after moving to Austin, Texas. Since founding her practice, Gopi’s repertoire has expanded to incorporate textures, sgraffito, and hand-painting to create a collection inspired by memories and nature. Gopi proudly crafts ceramic wares in her East Austin studio working clay into new forms and objects every day.