Vasefinder International 2012
Exhibitor 10

William Waters

Claremont, California, USA

Title: Untitled

Year of Creation: 2011

Glaze: Layered glazes, fired with propane, ash and wood added

Clay Body: Stoneware

Dimensions: Height 16.5 inches, Width 15.75 inches

Artist's Statement: Human existence is rather a simple matter: birth, life and death. We all follow the same essential pattern. Yet, within the course of each individual life there is magnificent complexity. From geo-physical properties of our environment, to individual variation within the species and all the range of historical/political forces that play upon each of our lives, life is complex.

This interplay of simplicity and complexity interests me. It drives my work. As a poet strives to display a personal mythology to dialogue about the human condition, so I strive enter in a similar dialogue, three dimensionally, with ceramics. The work represents a record of the conversation and an opportunity for me to continually refine and display my ideas about the world.

To review detail photograph, click here.
Exhibition Main Page
Next Exhibitor
Vasefinder Home