Lotus Bermudez, MFA
Lotus, a native Texas ceramist, is enthusiastic about sharing the passions of clay through her bodies of work and teaching. She holds a MFA, taught ceramics at University of Houston and currently teaches pottery classes at her business, Third Coast Clay. Lotus was the Co-Chair for Empty Bowls Houston, served as an Artist in Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, and teaches workshops. Lotus’ future goals are to push the awareness, growth, and appreciation for clay in the Houston area through connecting with other artists and education of the history, craft, and concepts of clay.
Sierra Estes, BA
instructor, tuesday afternoon and thursday evening
Sierra, is a Tennessee native who moved to Houston in 2015 after getting her BA in Ceramics to pursue a career in clay. Her focus has been on wheel thrown functional ware and lately she’s enjoying exploring coil building sculptures. Sierra loves the process of making with clay and is hoping to one day dig and process her own wild clay.