Artist Statement

My work explores the delicate yet durable forms found in nature. My current work draws inspiration from the ocean, in particular the unique and singular imperfections found in seashells. To capture the variety of forms, I work with several different types of clay, ultimately letting the feel of the clay dictate the shape, so that no two pieces are ever exactly alike. The viewer is invited to consider the pieces collectively as a landscape or interact with each piece up-close and individually, turning it in their hands and feeling the rough edges as one might a seashell.