Ceramics

Meticulously Patterned Folkloric Pottery by Sue Tirrell

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Ceramic artist Sue Tirrell describes her works as “folkloric pottery and sculpture with a modern sensibility.” And that they are. The scalloped-edged plates feature detailed, black and white drawings of different animals like birds, snakes, wolves, and rabbits. Behind them are brightly-colored floral patterns that are a nice juxtaposition to the visually heavy foreground creatures. When you view all of the plates together, they create an intriguing series with a loose narrative thread. I think you could easily arrange them into different stories.

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