Sunset Canyon Pottery is one of our favorites here at Clay Coyote Gallery. We love the combination of beauty and functionality of their pieces as well as the fact that they compliment Clay Coyote Pottery.
Sunset Canyon Pottery was established in 1997 by Bridget and Bill Hauser. Their dream was to build a family business around Bridget’s love for clay. Dripping Springs, Texas became home to this dream with the construction of a “green built” straw bale structure and rainwater collection system to house the Studio and Gallery at the edge of the Texas Hill Country.
The studio is the heart of the Sunset Canyon Pottery and their clay ware process. Bridget, Bill and their merry band of craftspeople can be found most days busy in the studio producing the hand made clay ware. They use very traditional methods of hand forming the clay on potter’s wheels and using hand rolled slabs in simple forms to create the pottery. They have chosen this over the more industrial techniques of slip casting, ram pressing and jiggering to preserve the human touch in the clay ware. This method ensures that each piece is unique, even within sets.