Thom and Kim Norby
Norby pottery is functional, decorative, and collectible. All pieces are handcrafted and all wildlife and landscape designs are original. All pieces are fired to over 2300 degrees and are lead-free and safe for use with all foods. They can be used as serving dishes, in the oven, microwave, or dishwasher.
BiographyThom and Kim Norby are former Montana residents who now make their home in Wyoming.
Thom and Kim both attended the University of Montana where they met in the ceramics department. Thomas graduated with a BFA in painting in1975; Kim focused on drawing and wheel-thrown clay.
Kim is a native of Rapid City, SD. She is influenced by Scandinavian designs,her love for the Black Hills and arctic landscapes. She has a great gift for linear drawing and free flow design; making pots that are aesthetically rich as well as functional are important to her.
Thomas grew up in the eastern Montana town of Sidney where the nearby Yellowstone River flows. He discovered ancient buffalo skulls, agates,stone artifacts and pottery shards along this river which established his interest in western history and nature. Along with clay works he enjoys stone sculpture and retains a passion for painting and design.