After turning out a string of overly heady artist statements i finally decided to have a little bit more fun and be a lot more honest. So here it is.
Soda fired jar 2010
Urn-Tang Dynasty 8th century
My practice is centered around the potter’s
wheel. The concept of handmade ceramics and
the function it serves excites me. The rhythm that is offered working within the
various states of ceramics is a driving force in my life. I am married to the
constant satisfaction and heart break that the material subjects me to.
Bill Evans Trio- 1959
Bob Dylan- 1975
I make work that often references art and ceramic history, I try to let my process
be the guiding force. I am influenced by Tang Dynasty ceramics and Bob Dylan. The
endeavors of the Bill Evans trio are a wellspring for my composition. The
concept of establishing a theme and exploring it simultaneously with three separate
elements centered on that same theme informs my process.