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2019 Artists: Ruben Ruiz

As if we needed an excuse to buy more houseplants.

"Surrendered Magnolia," by Ruben Ruiz of Deer Creek Ceramics.

"My fascination with nature is a major influence in my work. My aim is to create pieces that inspire a smile. My work is wheel thrown and then altered and hand decorated with sculptural details. All of my work is made from porcelain or stoneware clay. Glaze fired in a reduction atmosphere about 2200 degrees."

Preview what Ruben will be bringing to the festival at


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