Paige Schreckengast: capstone
The artist's statement: My work is inspired by an investigation of Ghanaian textiles, such as Kente and Adinkra cloth, as well as Muslim architecture, which I have discovered in my recent travels. I am interested in the breaking down of geometry within these textiles and buildings to create dynamic patterning. I start with a series of drawings and paper models that reflect this patterning and geometry and then translate my ideas into clay forms. Drawings and paper models allow me to focus on my forms both as individual shapes and as grouping to form larger multiples. Once I have found an interesting ...
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