Tom Budzinski
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I started throwing pots in 2005 simply because it looked like fun to use a wheel. Over time I created my own unique styles that reflect my affinity to nature, classic forms, repeating patterns and earthy tones.

I’m not always sure what I’m going to make when I sit down at the wheel. So usually it’s a surprise to me as it is to anyone. I try to keep it spontaneous so that it reflects my inner emotions and feelings. I know that creating art unimpeded by conventions and perceived ideals opens the artist up to an analysis of the artist’s psyche. After several years of creating art, I’ve embraced that inevitable analysis. It’s taught me a lot about myself and opened me up to a greater self-awareness of my view of nature and myself.