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tangdynastyhorses

These are Tang Dynasty horse sculptures from China. The animal form is stylized in these pieces creating a beautifully unique view of the Chinese horse.

roxannejackson

Roxanne Jackson’s animal figures often reflect an ambiguous nature. The hyenas especially show an intense gaze, combined with a subtle naturalistic surface.

katieparkerKatie Parker’s focus on medieval hunting scenes and illuminated manuscripts is a very interesting combination. I also enjoy her combination of slipcast and altered animal forms, china paint, and elaborate decal patterns.

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About Ariel Bowman

I grew up in Dallas, Texas where I learned to love nature, animals, and art. I graduated with a BFA in ceramics from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2011. I am currently working towards my MFA in ceramics at the University of Florida. This blog serves as a way for my friends and family, as well as anyone interested in my work, to view not only the finished pieces, but some of the process as well. You can subscribe to this blog to keep up to date on what I am currently working on in the studio, research, new sources, and exhibitions.
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