These wood fired vase was crafted by old friend and tea enthusiast, Robert Stickney.
Robert is a long-time educator in the Vancouver area, having taught for 27 years. After graduating with a degree win Architecture, he studied Fine Arts (ceramics major). Through the influence of his professor and mentor, he became intrigued with and developed a passion for Japanese design and aesthetics.
Since retiring from teaching, Robert has focused on crafting wood fired tea ware. He fires at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, as well as in a friend's (Mark Tigges) kiln in Maple Ridge.