Erica Barron lives in Sophia, NC where she is a resident potter for the Cageless Birds. Erica is passionate about bringing beauty to life with her hands and imparting hope in the creative process through connection with The Creator. Throughout the year, she works on creating collaborative pieces and establishing the ceramic aesthetic for the Cageless Birds Store. Erica studied two years of ceramics at Columbus State University in Georgia. Her work is marked by color, artful design and organic forms. During the 18 Inch Journey, Erica helps teach the pottery collective, inspiring students to connect with the Creator as they engage the gift of their humanity in the pottery process.