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HP Bloomer

HP Bloomer IV received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2007, and after completing his MFA in 2011 he moved to Colorado for a residency at the Carbondale Clay Center. He is currently the Studio Director for Santa Fe Clay in New Mexico.


HP Bloomer. Vase (detail), 2015. Porcelain, soda-fired to cone 9.
As a studio potter, I frequently complete upward of 400 glaze tests. The majority begin with the unity molecular formula and build outward as I see the results.