Daryl McCracken

Daryl McCracken

For over 30 years Daryl has focused on clay as a medium to produce good pots, working primarily with stoneware and porcelain in wood fired, soda and gas reduction kilns. The work is often a combination of wheel-thrown and handbill part.

He frequently incorporates a love of drawing; using wax resist to paint figures on these vessels. In addition to organizing exhibitions and popup markets, he runs an online business and exhibits work in numbers regional and national juried exhibitions.

Sharing his love of clay with others, he has taught at several universities, colleges, and workshops. Daryl was part of the initial group which formed the grass-roots ceramics organization Clay Houston to serve as a network for education and support of clay artists. He also supports the Houston Food Bank by donating over 100 soup bowls each year for the Empty Bowls Houston. To learn more visit Bayou City Pottery or @bayoucitypottery on social media.