I work with a variety of clays and glazes, firing my figurative sculptures in a gas kiln to mid-fire 1220 degrees.
Exploring the possibilities of using clay as a visual language, this year's work follows from "Singers, one woman, one bird in joyful song".
Working on a theme, telling a story in a small tableau. I have made two female figures in communication over time one 2019 writing in her tablet, her body tattoed , no shoes and comfortably dressed , her companion of 1860 writes her poems in a diary dressed in the severe discomfort of her time.
I'm having fun with a "what if moment", what would they say to each other? Emily Dickenson from her confined and sheltered life and the young writer of today.