Maker & Founder of Piton Pottery
Creating modern heirlooms for a handmade lifestyle.
Piton Pottery is based on the unceded, ancestral and occupied traditional territory of the Líl̓wat Nation. I acknowledge that unceded land was never given to settlers and that I occupy this space as a guest on stolen land. It's here, I work in a small home studio. I started Piton Pottery after graduating from Emily Carr University with my BFA in 2016. I am grateful to the Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island who have cared for these lands since time immemorial and I draw inspiration from this landscape. The patterns and textures that arise in nature influence my work and I strive to bring the solitude and nostalgia of the outdoors into everyday objects. I focus on making simple, detailed wares with a vintage, modern feel. By bringing slow-made pieces into the home I hope to create a more mindful setting for the user in hopes to bring an awareness and appreciation to one's surroundings. I want to share the beauty of where I find my inspiration and hope to influence people to want to continue preserving the landscape. By injecting utilitarian objects with this sentiment I hope to create functional pottery that instils a feeling of hope. I want my wares to bring back something simple and good natured. Each piece is unique and made by my hands. I create these works from start to finish and put time, intention and care into each part of the process.
*Not accepting custom/commission work at this time.
Inquiries for dinnerware sets of 16 pieces or more are welcome
Retail and wholesale inquiries welcome.
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