David Chohlidakis is a full-time potter has been doing pottery for more than 50 year.s He stumbled into pottery during sophomore high school and received two scholarship in pottery. He studied pottery with a world class ceramicist/potter Marguerite Wildenhain at the Pond Farm near t he Russian River in Guerneville Ca. ( 1965,1966 and 1970) . He then worked with the famous artist at Raul Cornel of Stoneware Designs until he finally started his own pottery business in 1970 and has been in business since then .
David's passion for his pottery is seen in all his pieces with simple yet elegant shapes and designs complement each pieces that are all made free hand . David's work uses high fire using both Gas Kiln and Electric Kiln that accomadete up to 5 feet size pottery.
He has several awards including the 2013 and 2014 Beverly Hills Art Show - Ceramics and National Arts Program at UMDNJ in 2012 and other best in shows in Texas. He makes functional, utilitarian pieces from tortilla dish , bowls, cups and dinnerware sets. They are all safe to use even in the microwave and dishwasher.