Stacy Murphy (@earthnclay)
Stacy Murphy, the owner of Earth and Clay is a full time artist, working out of her home based pottery studio in Mount Vernon, WA.
Her love affair with clay started in 2010 when she took her first class. When she discovered she could make items for her home and garden, she was hooked. Leaves and some plants are the inspiration for most pieces and Stacy loves using items found in nature as part of the design.
Currently, all her items are hand built then high fired. Paper clay is used for about 80% of the items she makes. Fibers from recycled paper are added to the clay body and this type of clay allows her to make larger items. The glaze will have a dar