Colorful flowers, frilly fern leaves and tiny garden creatures bring a touch of whimsy to artist Sadie Joy Muhlestein’s utilitarian serving pieces, sold under her brand Wild Joy Pottery.

“Heart through art is the magical element that takes a mundane item and makes it joyful,” says Muhlestein, who begins with raw clay and shapes it into mugs, teapots and vessels. borrow money. While the clay dries, she lovingly creates the designs and then applies the underglaze. Muhlestein set up a studio space and began creating pottery in spring 2022, and now she sells her Wild Joy Pottery pieces at local markets including Utah Art Market, JKR gallery, Salt & Honey Market and on Instagram @wildjoypotteryandart.  

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