About this Maker
Pittsburgh based ceramicist Jessica Butala draws from her background in industrial design to create functional and decorative pottery for everyday use. Established in 2018, Butala Clay offers a range of pieces, including mugs, plates, bowls, and other thoughtful items that enhance daily practices and add sculptural decor to any home. Jessica is passionate about product development and takes a focused approach to shape, size, and surface design. Working with clay allows her to get her hands dirty, as she moves from concept to product. From wheel throwing and hand carving, to selecting elegant glazes, Jessica’s techniques and originality shine through in every piece.