"My work is an exploratory process; I am primarily driven by curiosity, experimentation, and the visceral act of making itself. " - Kristen Erickson
Kristen Erickson is a ceramic artist and educator based out of Pomona, California. Working in both high fire & midrange clays, Erickson produces functional vessels, wall pieces, sculptural works, and wearables. She also creates interactive gallery and museum projects that focus on public engagement, education, and collaboration. With 18 years of experience in clay, a BFA in Environmental Art from Otis College Of Art + Design, an extensive background in architecture, plus 9 years of volunteer work with the Bicycle Kitchen, (a 501c3 non-profit DIY bicycle education organization,) Erickson’s skill set is a diverse one that continues to drive her work in new directions. Currently, Erickson creates her work out of her Pomona based studio and teaches ceramics at various other art spaces throughout the Los Angeles area.