SHENNY CRUCES: ACCUMULATIONS
March 3 - May 3, 2015
2nd Friday ArtAbout Reception: March 13, 6-9 PM
Special Reception: Friday, May 1st, 6-9 PM
Shenny Cruces creates sculptures out of found functional pottery and her own slip-cast figures, which are then layered with decals and other symbols. In the process, she questions the history of ceramics, especially the china industry, and its connection to collecting and household economics.
Artist Talk & Hands-on
Sunday, March 15, 2 - 3:15 PM
Enjoy an engaging talk with the artist about her love of junk shops, interest in collectibles, and how her art is made. Afterward, visitors can try their hand at assembling and glazing a communal ceramic sculpture.
Ages 5+, with parent supervision.
Saturday, May 2nd, 4 PM (FREE)
Shenny Cruces presents an illustrated view of her work in ceramics, with emphasis on her process and significance.
Sponsored by Far Western Anthropological Research Group, with support from Tandem Properties.
Flower Girls, 2014, found objects, porcelain, 13x14x5"
Breast Plates, 2015, donated objects, porcelain
Baby Clouds, 2013, donated objects, porcelain, 33x38.5x6"
Spout, 2012, antique teapot, porcelain, 15x11x7.5" Sisters and the Rabbit, 2011, georgian bowl, porcelain, 7x8x5"
Sights, 2015, found objects, porcelain, 15x15x5
People Hunting Hat, 2013, found objects, porcelain, 14x20x5"
Boy and Bottles, 2013, donated objects, porcelain, 32x20.5x6" detail
Girl and Bunny, 2014, donated objects, porcelain, 29x26x6"
Chrysanthemum Perfection, 2015 Angel's Perch, 2015, found object, porcelain, 7x7x4"
found object, porcelain, 7x6x4"
Butterfly Glaze, 2014, found object, porcelain, 6x6x4" Secret, 2014, found object, porcelain, 7x5.5x5.5"
Spode Arch, 2013, donated objects, porcelain
Accumulations, 2015, found objects, cabinet, porcelain
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