Patty Warashina


born 1940

“It’s a curse. I wish I were in painting, you know, where it is something that you immediately put down. But, like I say, the clay keeps drawing you back. Just the feel of it—I don’t know what it is—the curse keeps drawing me back [laughs].”

—Oral history interview with Patti Warashina, 2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.