Ayumi Horie is a full-time studio potter from Portland, Maine who makes functional pots, mainly with drawings of animals. She has taught workshops and given lectures at many universities, art centers and residencies in the U.S. and abroad. Her work is in various collections throughout the US, including the Museum of Art and Design in New York City. Currently, she is collaborating on a public art project, Portland Brick, in Portland, Maine and runs an Instagram feed called Pots In Action, which features ceramic art from all over the world. See more of her own work on Artaxis.org.