Mike Taylor in his studio
Mike Taylor’s ceramic pieces combine color and texture to channel his love of nature. Mike throws and hand builds his pieces with the goal of function and beauty in mind.
Mike Taylor’s clay work
He has worked in clay for 30 years. His work uses blues like water and neutral tones like sand with a drip texture to make an object that reminds you of nature and all of the beauty that comes along with it. Mike loves kayaking and hiking, and this love inspires his work. He also uses driftwood from his adventures in his clay work.
Mike’s Covered Jars
Mike makes mugs and platters, teapots and envelope holders, jars and platters. One of his envelope holders is even two feet tall. It combines yellow, green and brown in horizontal layers of glaze. It is also textured with lines that look like dune grass and leaves and circles that look like pebbles. The handle is a driftwood branch with wood wrapped around it. Some of his other work, like his tiles, have leaf imprints in them. Everything in his collection will leave you with a feeling that you’ve experienced the outdoors in some capacity, or it will help you remember a time when you did. See for yourself, stop in to the gallery today.
Mike Taylor’s Teapot