Sharon is an award-winning potter with twenty-five years’ experience. Developed an interest in design and color on terra cotta clay. She is recognized for her fine work throughout Connecticut and New York. Winning many awards. She is represented in fine craft shows throughout New England and have sold work in galleries and shops.
This terra cotta pottery is both functional and non-functional, decorated with brightly colored images including animals, insects, and vegetation. Each piece is a medley of vivid colors. The glaze is applied in three coats and the surface background carved away to achieve a raised design effect. Animals are sometimes sculpted as accents to form vessel lids, handles or feet.
Hosley’s work is currently exhibited at Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut.