clay pod bowls

Designed by Patty Johnson
for Rainforest Pottery
Georgetown, Guyana

Rainforest Pottery is a highly accomplished pottery works with antecedents in an apprenticeship with Lama Craft (a group of women potters in Guyana). Nicholas Young uses contemporary versions of Amerindian motifs as decorative elements and develops his own clay bodies from Guyanese kaolin and natural red clay. He also owns and operates a store retailing his work in the Hibiscus Plaza in Georgetown.

The focus of this new collection is a limited edition pottery series using indigenous clay and including experimentation with scale, proportion and typology.

Various clay bodies.