CANADIAN STUDIO POTTERY - STEVE IRVINE
Steve Irvine has been a potter for almost 50 years. Originally from Burlington, Ontario, he studied ceramics at Sheridan College. His mother, Barbara, was also a potter.
In 1974, Steve moved to an old schoolhouse on the Bruce Peninsula near Wiarton. He works mostly in functional stoneware.
Some of the characteristics are his moulded or engraved faces as shown below. Steve says that he has probably made 15,000 mugs in his career.
The mug shown below has his typical gull imprint.
Steve has a great website. www.steveirvine.com