The Triple Goddess Emerges
The original Triple Goddess emerged while I was living in Luxembourg in 1993 and I found myself without a potter's wheel. On daily walks to work through beautiful gardens scattered throughout the city, I collected and drew seedpods and other natural forms. Then I began making sculpture from the drawings. One day, thighs and breasts emerged and I had a human figure standing in front of me. The spirals that I had long used in pottery fit perfectly for a head. When people saw the pieces, they told me all about the history and meaning of the Triple Goddess, through time, across culture. I had not intended to call her out, but she came. Her ancient form and benevolent, joyous spirit have influenced much of my work since then.
These pieces are made from a raku clay body bisque fired to 1860 degrees. After bisque firing, they are glazed and/or smoke fired. They are 18-36 inches in height.
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