Scott Shaffer

Beautiful pottery hand-made using a variety of specialized techniques

Scott Shaffer making handcrafted pottery in his studioScott Shaffer uses a variety of techniques to create his hand-made pottery that are featured on this page, including raku-fired, pit-fired, horse hair, and high-fired. He draws his inspiration from both his life and passages from the Bible. “But now, O Lord, You are our Father. We are the clay and You are the potter. And we are the work of Your hand.” (Isaiah 64:8). Scott states that, “In like fashion, the clay I use is [a] pretty basic material-dirt/earth-and yet, it is so versatile in its use. It can be functional or sculptural…”