Julie, the artist behind Wren Pottery founded her studio while living on an island in the coastal rain forest of Southeast Alaska. Throughout her years there, she became deeply inspired by the raw wilderness. The lush forests and the wild sea beckoned her to look closer at the small wonders of nature found among the grand landscape. It was in that intimate space where she drew upon the link between the natural world and her work as a potter.
Julie's work embodies a reverence to the simple and wild beauty of the world around us. She creates functional pottery that invites in the woodsy charm and simple rounded lines of pure form and earthy color.
She began throwing pottery at the age of 16, and has developed her identity as a functional potter, landscape painter, photographer, and small business owner.
She and her family have since moved back to their roots in Duluth, Minnesota where Julie continues to throw pottery everyday and enjoys exploring the northern woodlands and waterways.