In the studio

–Holiday Shopping Days, 2016–

Contact Vivian (914-764-5074, studio; 646-334-6172, cell; viv@vkpstudio.com) to arrange a personal shopping visit anytime between now and December 23rd!  You’ll get to see the studio in action!

Because we’re scurrying to fill all our orders, we won’t be having an official weekend sale this year. Instead, we’re encouraging visitors to come by at their own convenience!  Hope to see you here!  37 Saddle Ridge Rd., Pound Ridge, NY 10576

About the pottery

Handmade plates, bowls, mugs, cups, teapots and serving pieces, wheel-thrown and hand-built, using a porcelain clay body.  Both bisque and glaze firings are done in an oxidation atmosphere in an electric kiln.   All glazes are food-safe.  This pottery is meant to be used every day – it is dishwasher and microwave-safe.  It is also oven-safe if placed in the oven during pre-heating.

About Vivian Pyle

I’ve been fascinated by ceramics since childhood.  I took my first ceramics class in Washington, D.C. at the Corcoran College of Art in 1989.  Later I studied for many years at the wonderful ceramics studio of the College of William and Mary under the tutelage of Marlene Jack.  My passion for ceramics developed first as a hobby while I taught Russian language (at Colby College in Maine and at William and Mary in Virginia) and spent my volunteer energy on classical music opportunities for young people.  When I moved from Virginia to New York in 2009, I decided to pursue pottery full-time.  My influences range from Chinese prehistoric pots to European 19th-century porcelain to mid-20th century ceramic design and the work of contemporary American ceramic artists.  I am inspired by frequent museum visits and the wonders of nature. I am particularly grateful to have a summer studio at a beautiful spot on Newbury Neck in Surry, Maine.


Select pieces of VKP Studio pottery are available at:

Oak and Oil, 89 Katonah Ave., Katonah, NY

City of Mud, 1114A Hickox, Santa Fe, NM — cityofmud.com

The Little Gallery, Cross Road, Surry, ME (seasonal)


More info?

Use the “Contact” page to schedule a studio visit or to join the VKP Studio mailing list (3-5 e-mails per year).

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