The Studio

Functional Beauty

Potter Alexis Templeton lives and works in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – a province that continues to inspire her work through its strength, endurance, and beauty.

She opened her first studio in 1990 and has been producing functional work in evolving styles ever since, all of which reveal her affinity for the natural world and draw on her knowledge of glazing techniques.

Alexis is drawn to the technical and creative challenges of working in clay. “I deeply enjoy throwing a form on the wheel, the alchemy of glazing – and creating pieces I know people will use every day,” she says.

You are invited to browse and learn more about how Alexis Templeton draws on the brilliant and subtle hues of icebergs, mussels, and sea urchins – as well as her 25-plus years of creating pleasing forms and signature glazes – to create beautiful and functional work from clay.


Alexis Templeton

Focusing on fine ceramics and bean-to-bar chocolate, Alexis’ studio is a creative space to visit year round. She is a Newfoundland potter celebrated for her ceramic work finished in beautiful and distinctive glazes.

Captured at sunset in the summer of 2021.

The front of the studio at 75 Quidi Vidi Road, June 2017.

The studio shop – shortly after the Vessels for Flowers exhibit, September 2016.