A Hard Day’s Work
ceramic clay, beads
8″ x 4″ x 3″
“I am a high school art student from Massachusetts. I have a particular artistic interest in human anatomy. The beauty of body language has captivated me, and flown into my work. What moods can bodies portray, simply through a pose? How can the form of a figure be accentuated to enhance those moods, and make a statement about a story the bodies are trying to tell?
Personalities are often determined from what people say. My goal, however, is to create personalities through form and sculpture, and finalize them through surface design.
Ceramic sculpture can be a long and sometimes unpredictable process, so it allows me a lot of time to think about my concepts, collaborate with my teachers and peers, and figure out how I can communicate my ideas in better ways. Though a lot of my time in the studio is spent alone, I’ve found the art community, (especially the ceramics community) to be extremely supportive, interesting, and constantly full of ideas.
In the future, I can’t wait to take my ideas to college, where I am majoring in architecture. Hopefully my love for structure will help me design, and maybe even build successful and sculptural buildings in the future.”