1116 8th Ave, Helena
Sunshine Cobb , (pronouns she/they) As a full-time studio artist living in Helena ,MT she specializes in handmade functional pottery. She frequently travels (online these days) the country as an invited lecturing and demonstrating artist. Her work has drawn both critical praise for its whimsical rustic style. She is considered an important contemporary functional potter, hailed in both academic and commercial circles, and is consistently featured in art exhibitions throughout the country. With a strong social media following and online media presence, she represents an innovator in online business models in the ever-changing ceramics field and a leading advocate for functional art in modern living. She devotes time and effort into growing a ceramics community locally and nationally. Besides volunteering demonstration time for local k-12 art programs, she works with artists, seeking mentorship, to develop their practice and learn about the field they are seeking to enter. She also authored a book “Mastering Hand Building”, in 2018 with Voyager Press.