Take two.

Added on by allison craver.

As several deadlines loom, I decided committing to an artist statement is necessary.  

Here's what i have to say:

In my artistic practice, making and contemplation are one.  Each work is a negotiation between intention, material skill and a personal romantic ideal.  I find the inherent nuance of utilitarian objects particularly compelling. Working within the pottery discipline provides rich conceptual ground to explore ornament, ritual & generosity.  My process includes a variety of construction techniques that inspire invention & intuition.  By actively responding to individual pieces as they develop I hope to engender each with warmth.  Through continued improvisation and care I articulate delicate formal relationships that celebrate a communion between poetics & utility.

Responses welcome.