Vasefinder Nationals 2010
Exhibitor 47

Dawn M. Ferguson

Orlando, Florida, USA

Title: D'Jardin

Year of Creation: 2008

Glaze: Majolica and low fire glaze

Clay Body: Red earthenware

Dimensions: Height 12 inches, Width 6 inches

Artist's Statement: I've been making art since I could touch crayon to paper, or wall as the case may have been. Mostly a self-taught artist, I have been working exclusively in clay for the past six years. My pottery is a reflection of my youth. It exhibits my love for graphic design and my years spent helping my mom cultivate, and eventually adopt as my own, a love of growing things. I'm in love with the idea of raw and pristine so you'll see some of the tension between the two in my work as many parts of the red earthenware clay are left unglazed. My work is mostly functional in nature. I want people to use the pieces I create. Both hand built and thrown the surfaces of my pieces reflect joy and celebrate the beautiful spontaneity of nature.

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