Carol Gouthro: Anthozoa gouthroii “Chromatella”, 2012, Terrecotta clay with underglazes and glazes, 6”h. x 10”w .x 6”d
Francesco Ardini: Organic Mutation, 2012, Ceramic, Light grey and Eletric blue matt glaze mixed with sand (990°C), Vase H65 cm.
“I work with clay to create an array of graceful, sensuous, organic forms. These pieces are made through a variety of hand-building methods such as slab-building, coiling, pinching, and forming with molds. Rarely relying on glaze, I use textures, stains, and colored clay to add visual and tactile interest. I am drawn toward neutral earth tones that complement rather than distract from my intricate sculptural vessels.
The curving lines and interplay of light and shadow in my work generate an illusion of movement, giving each piece an almost lifelike quality. A successful piece is one that begs to be touched as well as explored visually.” Elizabeth Shriver
Elizabeth Shriver: Deep Forest Flora, 2011, Ceramic, 13 x 18 x 13 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Seed Pod, 2007, Ceramic, 13 x 17 x 17 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Spherical Swirl Lantern, 2010, Ceramic, 12 x 12 x 12 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Small Coral Pod Vase, 2011, Ceramic, 9 x 7 x 7 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Lilies in Bloom, 2007, Ceramic, 22x 12 x 11 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Swan Gourd, 2007, Ceramic, 17 x 17x 13 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Fossil Gourd, 2011, Ceramic, 18 x 9 x 9 in.
Elizabeth Shriver: Coral Swirl Vessel, 2010, Ceramic, 16 x 8 x 8 in.