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pit-fired pottery

inspired by nature


Erin Neelands, MA

Erin is a ceramicist living in the mountains of central Portugal. She comes from the cold and majestic land of Alaska. Immersed in creative practice amongst beautiful natural surroundings, she designs both decorative pit-fired vessels and unique hand-built functional ware. She began working with clay at a young age leading her to earn a BA in Studio Ceramics. Well-versed in making, firing and glazing techniques, she spends her time creating work and teaching local pottery enthusiasts the art of clay.

Cracked Earth


Fraga da Pena, Benfeita, Portugal

+351 968 635 108

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