His beginnings a metal-carving designer add a unique sensibility to his techniques. His works harmoniously balance the warmth of traditional ceramics and the cool, novel textures of metal. In his pieces, you'll find bold colorings of silver, red, and gray along with exquisitely controlled glazing.
James Garvey suddenly walked into my store wearing a fireman’s jacket, an Amish hat and had soot all over his face. He pulled out a knife and asked, “What do you think?” What he had handed me was a hand-crafted letter opener. Ever since that day I have been an immense fan of his work.