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About Alex Beck Ceramics

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ABOUT ALEX BECK CERAMICS

I like every piece that I make to look and feel one of a kind. As a result I will rarely finish a mug, bowl, vase, or tea pot without some type of texture or surface design element.

I currently go to two studios in San Francisco: Ruby’s in the Castro and Clay by the Bay. When I’m at Ruby’s, I like to carve texture and use their nice selection of quality high fire glazes. At Clay by the Bay I like to use under glazes to get bright colors and surface patterns I’m unable to get at Ruby’s.

At both of the studios I constantly test and experiment with texture, color, and function to create unique pots. Another thing I like about both studios is I constantly continue to learn more info about pottery and techniques through the unbelievable people and pottery communities.

Here’s some more business specific info for anybody that is wondering. Alex Beck Ceramics (I) currently use UPS Ground and USPS & I require 1-3 days for handling. Pieces are delivered for free and should expect anywhere from 2-10 business days to arrive (US & Canada only). All requests for refunds are welcome and cost to ship back will be covered with receipt confirmation. I accept all major credit cards since I use Square for checkout.

Please feel free to reach out for more info about Alex Beck Ceramics by email or through the contact page!

My Story

I started ceramics in high school. I attended a public school outside Indianapolis and took every art class that was available. Fortunately, our school offered 3 ceramic classes which served as an introduction to all things clay. After a few classes, I figured out I enjoyed the wheel most. My senior year, I took an AP Art Studio class where my focus was wheel thrown ceramics.

After high school I took a break from ceramics. Following graduating college and moving out to the Bay Area I knew I wanted to get back into it. To get back into ceramics I started taking classes at Ruby’s in the Castro. Now just a few years later, I serve as a teacher’s assistant & continue to attend Ruby’s regularly and am an active member at Clay by the Bay.

Wholesale

If you are interested in adding some of my work at your boutique retail shop, I have a list of wholesale products available on Abound.

Please allow 30-45 days for me to create your order. For larger orders you may expect up to 2 months wait.

You can currently find some of my work at Red Ranch Shoppes in Fortville, IN.

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