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Shell Form, 1974
porcelain/china paint
11 x 20 x 16 inches
Porcelain Sculpture I

In 1972 after working in Stone Ware clay with images that dealt with war, I began to look at nature (shell forms) and my family for inspiration. It took many attempts to perfect the firing cycle to achieve success, many firings to accomplish the china paint results.





Breath and Time, 1975
glazed porcelain, 36 x 12 x 16 inches



Wind, 1976
glazed porcelain, 26 x 18 x 14 inches




The Voyage, 1978
glazed porcelain, 30 x 24 x 16 inches



Dream Sequence, 1979
glazed porcelain/china paint, cloth, decals, 12 x 11 x 9 inches

on permanent view at the
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, D.C.


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Child, 1982
glazed porcelain/china paint and gold, 18 x 12 x 14 inches



Golden String, 1982
glazed porcelain/china paint, orchids and gold, 20 x 14 x 12 inches






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