three dimensional forms and combine them with surface decorum, intensifies the
viewers experience when viewing the work. The Clay forms, accompanied by multiple
alternative firing processes, incite a decorum between the refined shapes of my
work with the unpredictable array of color that comes from multiple firings.
These artistic ideals make a profound statement of imagery that stimulates the
senses and engages the mind.
young student during
summer I participated
in drawing classes at the ArtInstitute of Chicago; later on in high
school I was greatly
influenced by a great ceramics teacher. My interest continued to college were I
received a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Illinois State University. Now in my
later years I still enjoy the path that takes you from an idea to feeling to