The Shattered series is the product of Chris Johnson’s aggressive engagement with Stochastic technique. Shattered Series pieces are subjected to manipulations that cause the top layer to shatter and peel away, opening surface windows and creating a depth of texture by exposing deeper layers. Because the process constantly tests the tolerance of the material, the technique is very risky, and some vessels simply don’t survive. Shattered Series vessels are among the most distinctive and highly textured pieces Chris creates.