Sonoma Art Directory
Barbara Hoffmann has worked for 40 years with pottery and and sculptural stoneware. She specializes in high, gas fired, reduction stoneware, as well as wood-fire, salt glaze, porcelain, earthenware and Raku.
Beverly Prevost is a clay artist who specializes in stoneware, pottery, handmade dinnerware, and handmade vessels. She graduated from the University of Georgia with an MFA in Ceramics and has lived in the Sonoma Valley since 1970. She is also a founding member of the Arts Guild of Sonoma and the Sonoma Valley Jazz Society.
The ceramic artist Cheryl Costantini of Nichibei Potters specializes in “elegant handmade pottery that blends traditional Japanese folk art designs with a distinctly contemporary flair.”
Donna Ahlstrand has been creating art gourds for over ten years. She also creates bright and fun clay jewelry, Dreamcatchers, and other crafts for the home.
Gerald Arrington creates stoneware, wheel-thrown and altered ceramics that are inspired by nature. His work includes sculptural teapots, vases, urns, fountains and reflection bowls.
Hugh Buttrum masters woodturning, a form of woodworking that is used to create wooden objects such as bowls and housewares using a lathe.
The artist Jenny Paisley owns and operates Blockhead Press, a Petaluma-based printing operation. She creates a collection of art cards, prints, gifts and items for the home that are handcrafted with original linocut images.
Jerry Kermode describes his art as “woodturning: artistic and functional.” He scouts out native wood, and turns them into organic vessels that emphasize the natural grains, using lathe and sandpaper. Partner Deborah Kermode administers the final finish with steel wool and beeswax. Jerry has a background in carpentry and Victorian home restoration.
John Chambers is a ceramic artist who specializes in salted, glazed and functional stoneware.
Jonathan Nalywaiko makes shabby chic, unique items and home decor crafts, out of reclaimed materials, and sells them at Attic22, his Etsy shop. His favorite materials are wood, wine barrels, license plates, and reclaimed fences.
Liz Russell creates the ceramic series R Honey Pots: Functional ceramics: high-fired stoneware, handcrafted and hand painted original pieces. They are microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe.
Lyn Swan creates handmade porcelain artware, as well as festive tableware and whimsical, playful “happy pots”.
Marge Margulies Pottery creates lively and colorful centerpieces in fine porcelain, server sets and table ware.
Mikio Matsumoto, a ceramic artist at Nichibei Potters, specializes in “elegant handmade pottery that blends traditional Japanese folk art designs with a distinctly contemporary flair.”
Nancy Morgan creates wheel-thrown and utilitarian stoneware. Her studio and gallery Thee Dog Pottery is located in Healdsburg, California.
Pip Marquez de la Plata of Foxglove Sonoma offers you premium quality, originally designed pillows for the home. The Etsy shop offers a selection of hand sewn decorative throw pillows featuring the latest decor trends. Foxglove Sonoma uses only high quality fabrics such as organic cotton, linen, and suede.
Ralph Ramirez, the craftsman and wood artist, produces one-of-a-kind decorator and functional bowls, vases, platters, and vessels turned from beautiful Northern California woods; maple burl, redwood burl, black oak burl, walnut burl, and many others.
Rod Surber makes bowls, chalices, goblets, vases, boxes, kitchenware and other wooden gift items in functional and sculptural designs. His wood turnings are hand-crafted from locally salvaged timbers.
Sharon McAuley designs and creates low fire and porcelain ceramics. She sells her works on Etsy.
Susie Edson of Bungalow Bunny, an Etsy store, is a textile artist who designs and creates hand-made original designs, passionate pillows, linens and textiles.”I’ve been collecting Antique and Vintage textiles for decades. My materials are the finest quality, rare and gorgeous. With them I create lovely handmade pillows and linens, and sometimes clothing and other useful items.”
Wayne Reynolds creates ceramic art, pottery, Sonoma area landscape paintings, and abstract paintings. He has been a full time artist ever since his training at the Pond Farm Colony under the master potter Marquerite Wildenhain.
Wine Country Wood, the Etsy store, is run by a husband and wife team that creates items for the home out of reclaimed wine barrels from Sonoma County wineries. The barrel wood is brought back to life and each piece has unique character. Their favorite materials are reclaimed/recycled wood, Oak, Redwood, and Cedar.