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Emerging Ceramic Artist to Watch: John Utgaard, Murray, Kentucky
Posted By Ceramics Monthly On April 22, 2009 @ 2:19 pm In Ceramic Artists | No Comments
Companion, 13 in. (33 cm) in height, slab and coil built, red
Remnant, 19 in. (48 cm) in height, slab and coil built, red earthenware, slips and lithium glaze, fired to cone 04 in oxidation,
I have always remembered my dreams. Though I have never been a religious or superstitious person, I have always believed that my dreams had significance. The fact that there are large parts of ourselves that we can never experience in waking life is deeply fascinating and disturbing to me, and it motivates much of my work as an artist. My interest in the psychological has less to do with self-analysis than with the collective, hidden territory that we all share.
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