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Vaughan Nelson

One Blue Marble

"With vibrant colors and interesting patterns, I stimulate the senses and create interest. Each piece I create begs to be touched. I embellish many pieces with polymer clay beads and finish them off with glass and stone beads that complement the work of art."

Like a lot of people, Vaughan Nelson makes art as a way to express himself using something other than words. He strives to create beauty that is not based on perfection and tries to maintain an organic feel to his work. Irregular edges, asymmetrical shapes, and imperfect circles are where he finds beauty, and his work shows these qualities.

Nelson's work is inspired by the techniques used by folk artists around the world and by patterns he sees in nature. He hand builds each piece using stoneware clay. After each piece is fired once, it is glazed. He applies each dot one by one and then fires the piece a second time. Because each piece is made by hand, variations in color and pattern will occur.

Nelson studied ceramics at San Diego Mesa and City College and at Clay Associates in San Diego. By taking workshops from various potters around the world, he has developed the skills to make and decorate his unique ceramic works of art.

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Bold Circle Bio Bowl
Ceramic Bowl
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 120
$ 102
Square Chex Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 110
$ 42.50 - $ 93.50
Black and White Squiggle...
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 100
$ 42.50 - $ 85
Bold Optix Bio Bowl
Ceramic Bowl
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 120
$ 102
Memphis Container
Ceramic Vessel
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 300
$ 255
Puzzle Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 110
$ 42.50 - $ 93.50
SOLD
Primary Optix Bio Vessel by Vaughan Nelson (Ceramic Vessel)
Striped Pillow Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 120
$ 102
Black Optix Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 100
$ 42.50 - $ 85
Squiggle Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 100
$ 42.50 - $ 85
Circle Circle Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 100
$ 42.50 - $ 85
Blackline Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 100
$ 42.50 - $ 85
Blue Ring Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50 - $ 100
$ 42.50 - $ 85
Velvet Red Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Squiggle Ikebana
Ceramic Vase
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40
$ 34
Primary Harlequin Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 170
$ 144.50
Optix Ikebana
Ceramic Vase
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40
$ 34
Blue Ring Ikebana
Ceramic Vase
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40
$ 34
Chex Ikebana
Ceramic Vase
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40
$ 34
Blackline Ikebana
Ceramic Vase
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40
$ 34
Linear Mod Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Blue Dotted Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Large Aqua Optix Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Circle Wall Totem
Ceramic Wall Sculpture
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 220
$ 187
Black Optix Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Stripe Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 160
$ 136
Circle Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Chex Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Blackline Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Botanical Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Ripple Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
White Squiggle Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Half Optix Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
White Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Blue Ring Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Squiggle Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Circle Circle Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Puzzle Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 50
$ 34 - $ 42.50
Swirl Mug
Ceramic Mug
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 40 - $ 46
$ 34 - $ 39.10
Urchin Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 250
$ 212.50
Urchin Bowl
Ceramic Bowl
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 500
$ 425
Primary Pyramid Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 164
$ 139.40
Circle Circle Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 160
$ 136
Jungle Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 160
$ 136
Primary Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 164
$ 139.40
Deco Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 160
$ 136
Primary Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Playing Card Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Half Ripple Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Blue Half Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Optix Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Red Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
White Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Blackline Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 160
$ 136
Botanical Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Mellow Yellow Box
Ceramic Box
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 50
$ 42.50
Primary Puzzle Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
by Vaughan Nelson
$ 170
$ 144.50
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Coronado Artwalk, Cornoado, California, Coronado, 2011
Small Image Show, San Diego, California, Spanish Village, 2010
Art Beth-El, Florida, St. Petersburg, 2015