Preparing (Craft Contemporary)
As part of The Body, The Object, The Other at Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles, I extended Preparing to include the wedging marks of fifteen of my former ceramics students from various universities over the past ten years. Their marks expanded my own, both continuing and transforming tradition, going beyond boundaries of the drawn grid and perceived limitations within ceramics. I have taught over 700 people how to wedge clay and while this lineage is embedded in the marks, the details and ultimate signatures are their own.
Participating artists include (left to right): Bryan A Charry, Paul Garcia, Miriam Bankier, Kenna Dworsky, Ash Dennis, Bradley Hutchinson (and his son Spencer Voyteshonock), Shu-Wei Chu, Alexi Butts, Ella Scudder-Davis, Sherry Shieh, Maria Lam, Cleo Berliner, Yixuan Liu, Ariel Zimman, and Gabriella Kirby.