Author Profile
Amy Gogarty

After teaching for sixteen years at Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Amy Gogarty relocated in 2006 to Vancouver, where she works as an independent writer and visual artist. She has written, presented or published over one hundred critical essays in Canada and abroad. With Mireille Perron and Ruth Chambers, she co-edited the anthology Utopic Impulses: Contemporary Ceramics Practice (Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2007). She maintains an active ceramics practice and is a passionate advocate for ceramics in British Columbia. 


Their ceramic objects serve as repositories of technique, mobility, potential, and function, enhancing our understanding and appreciation of situations afforded by domestic environments. Creating meaningful relationships with objects enables us to envision more sustainable worlds with fewer, but, better, things.