Sophia Street Studios & SaraGray Designs, LLC

Trista Chapman is the owner and potter at Sophia Street Studios.

Sara Branner is the owner and furniture artist of SaraGray Designs, LLC.

Let's get to know Trista & Sara.

Two women taking selfie in front of artBest Advice for Others:

Trista:  Always be yourself.  

Sara:  Show up fully!

What a Competitor Would Say About Me:

Trista:  I am not competitive about my work.  I am generous with information to help others learn the craft.

Sara:  Ambitious, relationship builder, and flexible.

First Job:

Trista:  Ice Cream Connection

Sara:  Elementary School Teacher

People I Admire:

Trista:  Martin Luther King, Jane Goodall, Bob Dylan, Beatrice Wood, and my father. 

Sara:  I admire others who are respectful, have great compassion, and integrity.

Best Life Experience:

Trista:  Selling out at my first show and having a first date with the potter who would become my husband.

Sara:  Spending 11 fabulous years with my sweet, wonderful, adorable dog...Roxie.

What Makes Me Passionate About My Work:

Trista:  Feeling the appreciation from others about my work.  Always wanting to create new pieces for collectors. 

Sara:  Finding treasures to bring back to life and vignette staging.  Meeting and working with wonderful artists and customers.

Something I’d Never Do Again:

Trista:  Marry young. 

Sara:  Sunbathe for hours on end.

Favorite Vacation Spot:

Trista:  Outer Banks, NC

Sara:  The mountains!

You will find Trista and Sara at 1104 Sophia St.

Sophia Street Pottery Throwdown written on purple teapot in white lettering

View and shop Trista's artwork at Sophia Street Studios.  Follow her on Facebook.

SaraGray Designs, LLC written in black under teal flower

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