A. Funk Studio Signature Collections
Go ahead, the door is open.
This collection of pottery was fired in an atmospheric kiln using wood, gas, and baking soda. Lots of open flame was involved, along with temperatures reaching over 2300 degrees.
The kiln I used for these firings was built in 2012 by three dedicated artists, myself included. The kiln was...more
Space Creatures? Space Creatures!
These creatures originate in distant galaxies and journey to Earth on a mission. They exist in realms of inter-dimensional consciousness in addition to the physical world.
Six species of Space Creatures coexist peacefully at A. Funk Studio. These...more
The terracotta collection is one of my earliest collections as a professional potter. It is inspired by my first pottery teachers... the Native American people.
I fell in love with Native American pottery at a young age. Although I didn't learn directly from the tribes, I looked through...more
These sculptures are made of re-purposed steel and metal. Each one was created to hold a treasured stone from my personal collection.
In December 2014, I acquired my metal working equipment from a gifted artist moving forward in other aspects of his creative career. He made my progression...more
These drums are highly functional, hand carved, one-of-a-kind musical instruments. The ceramic body acts as an amplifier for the sound, and these are LOUD little drums!
Created from start to finish in my studio, I begin by throwing the forms on the wheel. They are fired, glazed, and fired...more