rock statuary

The fundamental concept to my 2015 residency at the Honolulu Museum of Art was, if clay is formed by the erosion of rocks, then can i treat rocks as if they were in essence bisque fired material ready for glazing.

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HALABALAENSIS I

Mojave Desert stone, clay, underglaze, claze

11" x 8" x 7.5"

Wheel thrown and hand built

Collection of Berthold & Emily Haas

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Bust of Anonymous

Clazed rock, clay base

14" x `6" x 12"

Available for purchase

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LAVALAVASIS II

Mojave Desert stone, clay, claze

13" x 9" x 8"

Wheel thrown and hand built

Ribs family collection

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Stone, claze, glazed and gold lustered rocks

16" x 12" x 9"