2019 Ceramic, mixed media 10 x 20 x 9.5 inches
This is a detail view of Offering VI, a ceramic sculptural collection of modeled, slip cast and three-dimensionally printed stoneware and porcelain forms presented in a glazed crucible. Sculptures like this play an important role as ritual forms and may be juxtaposed in relation to images of personae or related artifacts.
Culturally I grew up with a type of ancestor worship that seems in retrospect, somewhat peculiar in the larger context of the United States. Offerings and various traditions of reverence interest me and at times inform work that I create.