“Once you decide on your occupation, you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work. Never complain about your job. You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success… and is the key to being regarded honorably.” –Jiro Ono

If Gabrielle Soltis had to join a cult, it would be that of Hestia, Greek goddess of hearth and home. Soltis’ ceramic wares are meant to be held and viewed at an intimate scale. They are a tribute to the human experience of domesticity, and the enjoyment of daily routine.

Gabrielle studied ceramics at the College for Creative Studies, earning her BFA in 2015. She is an avid reader. Gabrielle lives and works in Detroit, Michigan. She is on the autism spectrum.