Lauren Domnik : capstone
The artist's statement: My pottery centers on the natural world. The scientific aspects of plants and animals, like ecology, biology, and taxonomy, fascinate and inspire me. At the same time, I am influenced by tableware of many kinds, from historic Chinese cobalt-on-white vessels to a 30-dollar teapot you can pick up at a tea shop. My simple tableware forms combine the aesthetic of a china cabinet with that of flea market handmade pottery. White glazes and plant motifs reference delicate porcelain, but thicker walls and rugged qualities of stoneware give the pieces a more durable feel. The ...
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