2017

 
 

Grand Dicotyledon

Counter balanced leaves emerging from a body of stored energy.

Little Brother

A rotund pot looking for guidance.

Grandma

A rotund pot with comforting neckline.

Dicotyledon: Two

Smooth ovoid form with an opening which defines and

divides the form.

Effects of Age

A simple eroded rock form with a jagged edged, contrasting opening.

Porcus Granitum

An obstinate pot with three feet and liquid interior.

unfurl

This piece explores the way a plant shoot unfurls as it grows toward the light.

cetacean

Janet was thinking of whales as she made this piece. 

meandering around the form

Janet was exploring relationships between line, volume, and interior space with this and its partner piece.

meandering around the edge

Janet was exploring relationships between line, volume, and interior space with this and its partner piece.

proboscis pot

This pot plays with anthropomorphic images, while exploring form and line. 

Tranquil dish

A small dish that evokes the peacefulness of water-worn pebbles on quiet beaches. 

bottleneck: a paradox

These partner pieces explore contradictions between round form and angular negative space. 

from below ground 

This piece explores the nature of energy contained within a bulb, sending a shoot toward the light. 

CHAMPIGNON BLEU

Janet was contemplating the smooth shape of mushroom caps, juxtaposed with their ridged gills while making this piece.

DOWAGER

This piece pursues the theme of relationships between negative space and rotund form. 

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MOTHER WITH obstreperous CHILD

Partner pieces with a larger coiled pot, and a smaller side-lieing piece, which illustrates the coiling process.

 

flambeau

An even more complex, busy piece than Janet normally makes; the kiln gods have the last word!