Artist Statement & Biography
I make figurative clay sculpture that is colorful and often whimsical, expressing the Spirit in the humans, birds and animals depicted. It felt so natural to incorporate these creatures as my work evolved from vessel and function-related to that which is more about story.
As I make my way through life, there is much to stand in awe of. Issues and challenges also arise. I hope my imagery suggests celebration, resolution and warmth.
Since it is in relationship that we are greatly challenged and in which we heal and grow, my characters are often partnered. To me, describing intimate relationship also refers to wider relational and social issues, so my comments in clay hopefully poin...