Piece: Mechanize

“Mechanize” 4″x8″x8″ Paperclay Low Temperature Glaze

Piece: I Pray

“I Pray” 4’x2′ Terra Cotta Tile, Low Temp Glaze, Plywood, Paint This piece was inspired from my work on the duplication¬†I did of a tile composition from the Dome of the Rock. In this new piece, I attempted to embrace not only the tiling technique utilized in traditional Islamic tiling, such as the use of…

Post: K-12 Ceramics Competition

I was so extremely excited to discover that my piece, “Make Hands Not War,” also known as “Hands,” was recently honored with an Artistic Achievement Award in the K-12 Ceramics Competition run by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts! The piece was accepted into exhibition and later awarded by noted potter and…

Piece: Historical Replication Tile Project

Replication of a tile composition from the Dome of the Rock 20″x30″ Terracotta, Glaze One of my favorite assignments this semester was to replicate a piece from history as closely as we could, in order to encompass new techniques and ideas into our work. The piece I chose was a beautiful tile composition from the…

Post: ArtProf “Crit Chat” Video

While I was visiting Art Prof founder and RISD Conjunct Professor Clara Lieu, we also got a chance to film a video where she critiqued my mixed media sculpture, “A Hard Day’s Work.” Clara gave me a fantastic critique; it very much brought me back to the days when she taught me in Design Foundations…

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.