Hurrah for Friday!

My name is Emily Free Wilson and I am a ceramic artist living in Helena, Montana.  I keep pretty busy living, in my opinion, a great life.  Free Ceramics is a pottery business I run with my husband Matt Wilson.  We juggle our 5 year old son Clayton with day-to-day life activities and running a …

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Holiday Technology Balance

I got on our computer this morning to figure out how to send a link on Facebook to encourage people to sign up on my email list.  Here on my blog page I realized I hadn’t posted anything in months!  During that time we got a brand new wonderful site up. Our first intern Danielle …

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New Site New Blog

Our website is currently getting a huge remodel by Kelly Curtis!  So, while our site is down, I thought I would type something up.  There is a lot of exciting changes happening in the Free Ceramics’ physical space as well.  The electrician hooked up all the breakers and outlets for our four kilns.  Only one …

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Dinnerware

This last Spring, Free Ceramics completed a special order for the Nicholson Family. Their set of 12 turned out lovely! We were so proud of it, I took some pictures of it on their beautiful table by Al Swanson. Now that Bobby Free is off on his own adventures in Sonoma and then Missoula, (check …

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Early Influences

I was born in Anchorage, Alaska.  Lived in Hawaii.  Grew up in Oregon. I was a serious runner starting at the age of 10 and did not decide to be a ceramic artist until I was in my junior year of college.  At the time I found myself with a similar passion for clay as …

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Ceramics Monthly Article

We are cranking away getting ready for our Holiday Pottery Sale. In preparation, I’ve been updating the website and getting it flush with info for those of you who will receive our upcoming newsletter (that directs you to the website). I still have ornament images to get on the website, but I did get the …

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Holiday Sale 2011

This photo is of Matt, Bobby and I at our Holiday Sale 2011.  Today our Free Ceramics team officially grew.  Future photos will now include Lindsey Carroll.  Yay!! Lindsey is going to start working with Bobby on throwing, Matt with plaster, and me with coloring (even though Matt does most of it).  We are super …

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