Featured Artist of the Day ~ Steve Salisian, Photographer, Ceramic Artist & Instructor

porcelainteapot.jpg Steve Salisian taught Ceramics and Photography at San Jose City College from 1968 to 1998. He continues to "hang out" there as a volunteer assistant in Ceramics.


Steve works with small forms in porcelain and stoneware focusing on variations of pouring and drinking vessels.


Combining wheel-throwing and hand-building in a single piece, Steve emphasizes both decoration and function, utilizing various textures, and decorative handles and spouts.


A resident of Aptos, CA since 1974, Steve has been a frequent participant in Santa Cruz County Open Studio Tours, and has exhibited in many local regional and national shows.


Steve enjoys traveling and photographing various events, cultures and environments in Europe and Asia.


He has done extensive photographic work at the Carnival in Venice, Bali, Indonesia, China, and most recently in Vietnam.



The largest collection of Steve Salisian Photography and Ceramics is featured at KAPOWICH REAL ESTATE, in the Kapowich Art Gallery.



Steve's work can also be seen at the Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation Gallery on Cannery Row in Monterey.