Meet Faith Whittle: A love of the arts and an encouraging creative family led this Fayetteville ceramicist to strike out on her own with a growing collection of functional, artful pottery pieces
Q. How did you become interested in ceramics?
A. I got started in ceramics while I was in college at Arkansas Tech University. At the time I was pursuing a degree in fine art with the intention to pursue graduate school and teach in higher education. The Beginning Ceramics course was a required elective, and I ended up taking it in fall 2013. I was terrible, but I fell instantly and completely in love with it. I found myself daydreaming about ceramics while I was in my other classes, which is something that hadn’t happened to me with any other medium. I only had a year left in school after that, so I took as many ceramic courses as I possibly could! After graduation I was lucky enough to spend some time as an apprentice potter for Dahlstedt Pottery in Mountain View….