An accomplished sculptor whose pieces are in private collections stretching from coast to coast. McGuiness' creative center is the historic Sawtooth Building in Berkeley California's Artisan District. There you can find dozens of her organic forms emerging from stoneware and porcelain, tenmoku washes and slips, then fired in the eucalyptus air of the Bayside town. A lifelong artist, who grew up in Virginia, she spent weekends visiting the Smithsonian museums in nearby Washington DC. She carries a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Quaker's Earlham College in Indiana. A yearlong immersion with Pennsylvania potter Dale Huffman preceded her journey to the West Coast in 1998. McGuiness’ was featured as an AD Discovery in Architectural Digest, named a Style Maker by Luxe Magazine and enjoys coverage in publications including Interiors Magazine, Interior Design Magazine and Traditional Home.