Post: Working with Art Prof

Art Prof Emerging Artist Profile: Lucy Saltonstall At the Rhode Island School of Design’s summer program, PreCollege, I had the chance to work with the amazing Clara Lieu, who was my design professor. Recently I got an email asking to work with her on a project for Art Prof, a nonprofit website she created that…

Piece: The Sculptor

The Sculptor 8″x4″x8″ Bisqued Stoneware This piece was fueled from an angry day on the pottery wheel. Personally, I have always been a sculptor, and throwing has never been my strong suit. Especially at the beginning of my pottery career, centering and throwing could be very frustrating for me. This piece was a reflection of…

Piece: “I’m Judging You.”

“I’m Judging You.” 4’x5′ Mixed Media Duct Tape, Paper, Foam Core, Guache This piece, initially based off of the concept of a guilty pleasure, plays off of the stereotype of teenage girls not saying what they really mean. Compliments and friendly phrases come out of this figure’s mouth, while we also are able to see…

Piece: Decorative Terracotta Bowl

Decorative Terracotta Bowl 8″ radius Terracotta, Slip, Underglaze, and Low-temp Clear Glaze The human anatomy has been represented through time in many ways. This bowl’s designs radiate age with yellowing and sketchy designs, to compliment the age and timelessness of the artistic representation of the human body.

Piece: Self Portrait

Self Portrait 4″x4″x8″ Low Temp Fired Stoneware An introverted and self-kept person all my life, I often find myself protecting and separating my true emotions from the outside world. This piece, crafted of a pair of scarred, root covered hands cradling a precious orb, represents the wall between our pearly, white exteriors that we show, and…

Piece: Prospect Park House

Prospect Park House Designed for the site of Prospect Park in Providence Rhode Island, this modular hexagonal house was based off of the concept of weaving. Intended for a “Monument Keeper” and his wife, this house features a public historical gallery, as well as a private workshop, kitchen, living, bed, and bath. It also features a…

Piece: Cascade

Cascade 12″x9″x18″ Foam Core When given the challenge of creating a staircase, the idea of destroying a staircase came to mind instead. Cascade begins with a smooth cut, structured base and curves and thins out to a roughly cut, unstable top, finally exploding into pure chaos.

Piece: A Hard Day’s Work

A Hard Day’s Work 8″x3″x4″ Mixed Media Low Temp Fired Stoneware, Acrylic, Marbles A Hard Day’s Work, a personality portrait inspired by a friend, represents a single, hardworking woman, whose scrapes and bloody joints have led her to require some unwinding at the end of a hard day.