Hayne Bayless, 2017.
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Hayne Bayless

Hayne Bayless is a studio potter in Ivoryton, CT. He managed to avoid any academic involvement with clay, and in 1992 he quit a perfectly good job at a newspaper to make pots. Hayne has often exhibited at the Smithsonian Craft Show, and is a frequent workshop presenter. See more of his work at Artaxis.org.


Vase 11 inches tall. 2006. Stoneware, inlaid black slip, stretched slabs, Cone 10 reduction.
My growing zeal for clay collided with a growing disaffection with newspapering, and the idea came to quit the job and see if I could make a living making pots.