crafted by hand

unique pottery made on the Oregon Coast


Kara Shapiro — Potter

I began creating with clay in 1995 while studying at the University of Washington, and I currently live and practice my art on the raw and beautiful Oregon Coast (I'm in South Beach which is 1.5 miles South of Newport). Turning clumps of clay into hand-thrown pots, mugs and bowls is like therapy for me, and I hope my passion shows in my art. I find inspiration for the ceramics I produce in the beauty of nature around me.

Kara Shapiro, Potter at Winding Pine Pottery

My Creative Zen

Creating and crafting is one way of finding my focus and being in the moment. It feels calming and creates a peaceful mood as soon as my hands touch the clay. But first, matcha...

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