Eric Botbyl is a studio potter living and working in Humboldt, Tennessee. In 2016 he received the Best Thrown and Altered award at the Strictly Functional Pottery National in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Botbyl teaches community classes in his home studio, and workshops throughout the United States and Canada. He and his wife, Jill, own Companion Gallery, a retail business featuring over thirty ceramicists. Botbyl can be reached at email@example.com, and followed on Instagram @ericbotbyl and @companiongallery.