"A Bouquet for the 21st Century" - is similar to a piece that I had done for fun last year. It was one of the few carbon trapped shino glazes that worked out OK. The oil barrels got nicely burnt and aged with carbon trapping.
|A Bouquet for the 21st Century|
|"Homage to Rachel Carson and Silent Spring" - shino woodpecker|
cups with wood block and pileated woodpecker chippings and earthenware egg
|Vase with Rocks - woodfired. Shino with slips and glazes|
I also had several of my appliqued tree pots - a couple which made it through the last two firings - so over all I think I ended up with a decent display and hope that I upheld to the quality that my co-exhibitors are noted for, though I think I will have to work some more on my seams and bottoms..
We also had a few large photographs of us firing our kilns with an explanation of each process, so it was not only an artistic experience but an educational one as well for the gallery visitors.
Many thanks to Anya Blake of South of 60 - who set up our exhibit and who does a superlative job of curating shows there. In just a few years she has turned the old railway station in Barry's Bay into a great resource and arts center for the area.
|Woodland vase - MD Shino - woodfired|