Eric Ambler

Portfolio Categories: Ceramics.

Antique White Salt Pig, stoneware with Old Yellow glaze, 5in h x 3 1/2in w

Eric grew up in rural, Northern New Jersey and graduated with a BS from Southern Connecticut State University. He then went on to finish his Masters of Education at Sacred Heart University, and completed more post Master’s work at Yale University and Sacred Heart. Currently Eric is a science teacher in the Madison public school system teaching topics genetics, chemistry, physics, and astronomy. Eric is on the Board of Trustees of the historic Adam Stanton Museum house in Clinton.

Eric lives in a historic house on Clinton’s Historic Liberty Green that was originally constructed in 1663. Eric has restored the interior of the extensive, nine-bedroom home with period finishes. Eric’s home was featured in the local magazine, Connecticut on the Shoreline, Best on the Shoreline, Fall 2019.

Eric primarily works on wheel thrown pottery and enjoys employing his chemistry experience with various combinations of glazes and firing techniques. Eric has had his work in several galleries such as the Fresh Ayer Gallery in Old Lyme, the Old Lyme Art Association, and continues to win Best of Show, and blue ribbons at local and state fairs.

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