This is an assemblage mixed media sculpture consisting of ceramic, wood and found objects. He is an adult size hobby horse with a broken back and the rubber coming off his wheels. The piece came from a place of broken promises, and a quote I read, "Nobody has ever broken your heart. They broke your expectations." Here are a few photos of the head in progress just before the last firing at cone 10. #sculpture #ceramics #clay #toys #horse #wheel
The finished project, "Remember Me". 36"x36"x36" ceramic, oil paint, foam My current themes of loss, memories and aging come into play with this large, multiple part undertaking. This is a 4 foot tall, old sagging elephant beanbag chair, forgotten and shoved into a corner, carefully preserving the indentation of the last person to sit there. I am sure this piece is influenced by the abstract pieces I viewed on field trips to museums as a child; Art sitting in the middle or co
Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman and I are working on a joint project for submission to LAAA's group show in May. LAAA matched us up somehow and I think did a great job. If they threw our names in a hat, the hat knew what it was doing. If not, then thank you LAAA. You are a great match maker. After a few emails, exchanging contact info and researching each others website, (http://www.sullivanbeeman.com/about.html) we agreed to meet. The brainstorming went on for only a short time. I'
A work in progress. Unfired clay ceramic sculpture for the series 'Lost Not Forgotten', titled 'No Support'. So far you are looking at about 5 hours of work, off and on. This will have to dry out before it's fired then glazed and fired again. Should be done in a few weeks and I will post the after. UPDATE: 1-20-2015 Details of the back I altered for emphasis before the first kiln fire. #bears #ginam #sculpture #clay #ceramics