My father was engineer and my mother a social worker, so I am naturally drawn to systems that are in opposition to one another and seeing how they play together. I’m a contrarian by nature and always looking for a counterintuitive way of approaching a problem or seeking an opposing point of view that might make me uncomfortable. Working in clay, I seek to fuse opposites; to take disparate elements and integrate them into some strange whole that shouldn’t work, but somehow does. My most recent body of work, “Out of Square”, pairs slabs of clay formed into perfectly squared shapes with wild, rounded coils of clay which are rhythmically tapped into place, one on top of the next. I live and maintain a studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Summer Show28 Jun - 12 Oct 2019It might be a little early in our gallery’s history,” says form & concept director Jordan Eddy. “But our summer exhibitions have become our favorite tradition.” Every summer since its founding in 2016, form & concept has invited its dynamic team of represented artists to come together for a group...