At the onset of the corona plague in NYC, I found myself having a recurring dream that prominently featured Phrygian caps, the red liberty caps worn by radicals during the French revolution. A symbol which has its roots in ancient times when it was worn to signify a formerly enslaved person's freedom.
In any case the image and dream seemed significant so I began to draw a series of Phrygian caps with gouache, pastel and ink on hand made paper.
Andrew Cornell Robinson's work is included in a group show of contemporary portraiture at Equity Gallery in New York City.
"I love the sense of touch and connection to the maker. Looking at or if you are lucky enough to hold a polychrome pot by Nampeyo, and feel the pinched clay on the interior of one of her seed jars, and realize that it was her hands that made that..." Read more
Ceramic Workshops with Andrew Cornell Robinson. Through lectures, class discussion, research and making through drawing, modeling and prototyping in clay we will imagine and make new forms for the table from the practical to the poetic. Read more