By Mary Jo Novotny Durand ‘71
"Luncheon" was conceptualized in 2006 and completed in 2008 and depicts a traditional birthday luncheon at which close friends share advice and support. The women, sitting only 8" tall, were a very difficult scale to work on — especially their faces. The tool used most effectively was an orange stick designed for...
by Darah Clatworthy Bull ‘84
The outer and inner spaces of my work are inspired by nature’s random beauty. The ever-changing celestial sky is a perfect example of this: the clouds, moon, sun, and stars take on different qualities of light, color, and mood due to atmospheric changes – as do my glazes in the kiln! By layering glazes that flow freely in the firing...
by Lauren Acton '82
My work involves breaking down the figure/ground so it becomes abstract. "Cityscape'"has a geometric, active merging of background and foreground. It is part of my latest series of streetwalkers and urbanscapes that are camouflaged so that they form a cohesive whole.
— Lauren Acton
by Nakisha VanderHoeven '91
My work comes from a desire to make things. I have always been inspired to re-create what I see and convey what I feel through images. I feel that passionate emotion is often best portrayed by things being unrealistically bent or perspective being a little skewed.
I love experimenting with color and am attracted to objects and beautiful...