Staff and Affiliated Artists

Lisa Mendoza

In 1998, I gave up a successful career in television as a video editor and created The Painted Pot. My goals to explore, create my pottery, […]

Lizzie Butler

Clayhouse Brooklyn Director, Lizzie, is a designer, photographer, and creator of Sea Salt Water ceramics. Forever inspired by the sea, her work is influenced by the […]

Eli Janka

Eli began her exploration of tableware in the early-mid 2000s as a glassblower. In Brooklyn and Corning she gained an appreciation for form and function in […]

Dana Riseberg

Dana Riseberg began her career in education as a junior high Latin and English teacher. After deep budget cuts in Massachusetts, she moved to New York, […]

Julie Knight

Julie Knight is a graduate of the Ringling College of Art and Design, where she majored in printmaking. She has been living and working in the […]

Melissa Stanley

Melissa Stanley was born and raised in England and spent many years traveling before settling down in New York. In 1997 she began working and studying […]

Carolyn Bahar

Carolyn Bahar is a ceramicist, graphic designer, and illustrator based in Brooklyn. She emphasizes process over result. She aims to bolster and diversify community, especially in […]