Michelle McCarthy has been artistic her whole life. It was 14 years ago that she found clay and it has been her passion ever since. Michelle creates hand built and wheel thrown pottery in her Port Charlotte, Florida studio. She uses white, buff and speckled stoneware clays. Michelle has over 100 glazes to choose from in shiny and matte finishes. You will see how nature and sea life influence her pottery designs. Michelle loves using texture and layering in her work.
Previously, Michelle was in healthcare marketing before pursuing a full time art career. She is married to Joe McCarthy, a broker associate with Tall Pines Realty in Englewood, Florida. They have 3 grown sons, a granddaughter and grandson that is due in December. Michelle is an animal lover with 3 rescue dogs and 1 cat.