Twin Figure • 2015
7 North Walnut Street
“As a sculptor, I am interested in how objects can transport one to another place, to past experiences. I work with clay because it is raw and malleable, of the earth, and working the material is physical, engaging, intimate. It is the best material for me to convey the sense of urgency I feel from the stories I have had access to and the experiences I know I have a responsibility to convey in my art. I can leave an imprint in the material – clay has a memory. Sculpting the human form is a very powerful way of invoking raw sentiments. What my figures ultimately project and express evolves as I work, but each piece gives tangle form to my need to cope with and share seemingly incoherent thoughts and feelings.
Twin figures in art have been interpreted as the duality of one person. I am interested in relationships between people and within the self. These interwined figures this interest – as if they are whispering something to each other.”