Nancy Gardner is an award winning potter with an extensive exhibition record and with work published in The Best of Pottery 1 and 2, The Ceramic Design Book, The Contemporary Potter (Rockport Publishers). Burt Isenstein is a sculptor and college art professor. Nancy and Burt have been collaborating on pottery since their first son was born in 1988. All pots are handbuilt and painted in the small studio in the garden in Oak Park, Il.
Nancy has always found inspiration in textiles, folk art, painting and nature. The history of Ceramics provides endless inspiration, and in her travels she is always seeking museums with ceramic collections.