||michelle dearing has loved pottery since she was just a little piece of clay. as an artist and writer, michelle fuses her two talents into one expression of fun with whimsical designs and witty messages that are right on the dot.
in 2001, she opened the dynamic patterns pottery studio in ithaca, new york with her husband, matthew, and together they thoroughly enjoyed helping families, students, and kids express their personal creativity through painting pottery.
she also launched dot pottery as her own line of custom designed personalized ceramics, and her work has been commissioned by the telfair museum of art, warm biscuit bedding company, and the corazonas heart healthy snacks, as well as for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, new homes, engagements, births, and graduations all across the United States (just to name a few).
|now living closer to family, michelle continues to hand paint original ceramic designs, and now offers her paint your own pottery experience to anyone in the United States with her unique pyop at home. she still loves seeing all of the wonderful creativity expressed by her customers, and is even more excited to be able to take part in the creative process with people from all across the country.
the possibilities are endless... explore your creativity with pottery today!
michelle lives in springfield, illinois with her husband matthew and their two year-old daughter elizabeth... with another little one on the way!