Gariné (ga-renée), a third generation artist, creates sgraffito and slipware interpretations of American and European folk art. She is also influenced by folk art from all over the world, animals, every day objects,
patterns in nature, personal symbolism and experiences.
She also collaborates with master potter Rick Hamelin, of Pied Potter Hamelin, by decorating his wheel-thrown pottery. They share a home and studio with three cats and six chickens in Warren, Massachusetts.