Author Profile
Ray Brown

Ray Brown grew up in Houston, Texas, and has worked in clay since he was a tween. He was a 2019 recipient of Studio Potter’s annual National Juried Student Exhibition merit award. Follow him on social media @rlbrown1995. Email him at ray.brown423[at]


Ray Brown. Low Pitcher, 2018. Soda-fired stoneware, flashing slip, black underglaze, glaze. 2019 NJSE Merit Award. Photo by SP.
There is satisfaction in developing the best iterations of a form, creating an aesthetic harmony among them, and making decisions that fulfill my desires for their function as utilitarian objects.