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Kelley – Life Coach, Speaker & Potter

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Copyright 2008-2014 Kelley Wilks / Pottery

Kelley Wilks created this unique memorial to a great lady; it’s made of handmade pottery tile mosaic placed in stone, downtown, Fayetteville AR 72701.

Share in the joy of Kelley’s passion for creativity, clay and helping others thrive. Her passion shines and blesses through her in both her Pottery and Helping Guide others to find their best life through Life Coaching.

You can browse Kelley’s pottery collection of Custom Vessel Sinks, Lights, Garden Art and Functional Works on the aPotteryStudio page and purchase from her.  She also conducts Pottery Workshops around the country and may be available to come to your area.

Or maybe you’re ready to rejuvenate your own creative spirit. Kelley offers a wide range of classes from general creativity classes to be guided personally by her to Your Creative Life. For the list and to schedule, visit her Coaching pages.

I’ve had a camera in my hands or been working in clay off and on for most of my life. My maternal grandmother first introduced me to art by way of her slip casting hobby. When I took a pottery class in 1990 at a Junior College to reduce the stress of a horrific job situation, I found porcelain and was hooked on clay as my primary medium. I’ve traveled around the world, studied with various masters and thoroughly enjoy the medium of clay. I hope you will too. My grad school teacher, Dan Hammett, always stressed that he only knows so much, and that we should spend our summers soaking up as much information from others as possible. I once stood mesmerized in front of a display of Rudolph Staffel’s translucent porcelain works at the Texas Clay II Festival where I first met Randy Brodnax. Years later, after moving back home, I had the pleasure to bring many of the world’s finest clay artists here to Fayetteville and soak up their mastery! My favorite is a great teacher and entertainer, Randy Brodnax. He will regale you with his life stories, and I learned from him how to work larger. My sinks thrown from a 25# piece of clay are a testament to his influence. My pottery studio is an old metal barn on our small farm.  I love the times of the year when I can open the slider door and embrace all of nature from the trees and rocks, to the roaming chickens, and the neighbor’s cows. It’s an amazing place to create and when you purchase, I get to create more. Thank you for looking, spreading the news of my work and purchasing… Have a wonderful day! 🙂

 

Kelley Hatfield Wilks, Fayetteville ARkansas Pottery Classes, Custom Vessel Sinks, Tile Mosaics, Functional

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