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NCECA Graduate Fellowship Research

Los Angeles: 30,000 BCE. July 4, 2016 I have made it to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles! I have already had an enjoyable week here making studies of the Columbian Mammoth. These sculptural reconstructions were created for … Continue reading

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Summer 2016

Intaglio Icons May 16, 2016 One of my biggest printmaking influences has always been Albrecht Durer. Durer used the intaglio technique to create engravings like this piece The Knight, Death, and the Devil. Intaglio printmaking involves engraving or etching an image into metal plates, … Continue reading

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The White Hart

This piece was inspired by the prehistoric giant deer called Megaloceros that lived during the ice age. Also known as the Irish Elk, this deer was around 8 feet tall, and had an impressive 12 foot antler span. It was actually … Continue reading

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Welcome to UF Ceramics

I am now most of the way through my first year of graduate school at the University of Florida. This is my new studio space. It has been great to have a communal space with my fellow grads and share ideas … Continue reading

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Recent Additions to the Prehistoric Circus

Here are the final pieces in the Prehistoric Circus series that I have worked on for the past two years. This series focuses on placing prehistoric animals in a circus setting, allowing the viewer to encounter the unknown, the exotic, … Continue reading

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The Prehistoric Circus: Process and Concept

The Prehistoric Circus is my most recent series of ceramic sculptures. Here I will discuss the process involved with these pieces, the prehistoric mammals they are inspired by, and the concepts behind them. I always start with an armature and … Continue reading

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Palaeoartistry: Sculpting at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

I recently participated in an event called iPLAY at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. This event was created to celebrate the combination of science and technology with art. As a demonstrator I showed my techniques for sculpting … Continue reading

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