CERAMICS Since 2018 ceramics is my primary studio practice For me, the express quality of ceramics
comes from directly working in clay, drawing in three-dimensions with the
clay. Each stage of the process from forming the wet clay to glazing offers creative challenges. My work explores the dualities of clay and form, interior and exterior, line and shape, wet and dry, malleable and hard, open closed, male and female.
PAINTING For many years I was
a painter primarily working in true fresco creating wall-hung frescoes as well
as commissioned murals. Fresco, like clay, uses natural earth materials of
lime, sand and earth pigments. I taught
at Skowhegan for a decade and conducted fresco workshops at colleges throughout