Kim Murton

Vancouver, WA USA

Kim Murton has been making sculpture and functional ceramics in her home in Vancouver, WA for over two decades, working mostly with low-fire terra cotta clay and colored slips. . Kim studied ceramics at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and a study of film and animation at The Cooper Union School of Art in NYC. After graduating she worked in the animation industry on staff for RO Blechman , and later for JJ Sedelmaier, Jumbo Pictures and Tony Eastman. A move west led to studio work and teaching at The Firehouse Pottery Lab in Boulder, Colorado and eventually a move further west and study at Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, Oregon. Kim also works as a freelance illustrator, fabric designer, and maker of gif animations. She posts a drawing on her blog: Cartoon Worry of the Day every day. Her work can be seen in galleries in and around Portland, OR, Seattle, Bainbridge Island, WA and Astoria, OR and on

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