rekindled a romance with clay 7 years ago and have been happily addicted
ever since. I love exploring
the contents of my mind with this responsive medium.
(If only all my human friends were so willing to be pushed and pulled
around as I pleased!)
We do have our struggles at times. The clay can have it’s own opinions about the way our creative venture will go and the personality of the offspring of this union.
enjoy this dance with a medium that “touches back”,
giving form to ideas, emotions
and dreams with my well-grounded friend.
We live in an archetypal world given life and breath by the real
life situations that inspire our work.
I explore themes of transformation, layers of personality, and the relationship with self and others. I investigate the human body as container, not closed off from its environment, but an open vessel for life that flows through us, in relationship to all that is.
I am also interested in the magical aspects of creation, creating art as talisman. Creation in conjunction with intention increases the resonance of a dream or desire in the physical world. Playing with clay, I can dream while awake, and I am very grateful to have this relationship.
Clay is a good teacher and generous with feedback. Often, I discover my true feelings about a situation, relationship or idea when I explore it in clay. Sometimes surprising emotions surface. I can always tell how much truth I’ve allowed to show by how much life glows through the resulting piece.