Ceramist Research #2
"As a potter, I strive to make my work reflect the balance of life around me. It is important that the patterns I see around me are integrated into my forms."
Jennifer was born in America in 1955.
Jennifer lives on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Jennifer McCurdy's artwork is very whimsical in my opinion. I really enjoy how fluid all of her artwork looks!
One of my personal favorites!
In my opinion, this piece is edgy, but also soft and fluid.
Gilded Ribbo Vase
I like the contrast of the white ceramic to the shimmery gold paint.
Jennifer has been a ceramist since the age of 16, when she would sell her artwork at fairs.
About Jennifer's artwork
Jennifer likes to use translucent porcelain because it conveys the qualities of light and shadows that she wishes to express.
- American Crafts Council
- Featherstone Meetinghouse of the Arts
- National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
- Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2007 Finalist
- Niche Award Winner, 2012.
According to me...
I really enjoy Jennifer's work. It has a beach feel to it, which isn't surprising considering the inspiration she has all around her on the island. I like the way she incorporates the gold into her work to give it personality. Overall, i think Jennifer is an extremely talented artist and i really the pieces i have seen.