The Guardian

The Guardian

The cherub, a familiar figure in western culture, frequently appears in both religious and secular contexts.

Here he/she watches over this mysterious vessel that has been riven by fire. Once again the small apertures represent DNA and speak of our hidden interior.

Smoke fired terracotta on a steel frame with a found object.

H: 74cm W: 40cm

The Guardian

The Guardian

Details as on the previous page.

Guarded Space

Guarded Space

it is difficult to assess the dark interior that lies behind the golden facade; the apertures allow only a glimpse of what lies within.

Smoke-fired terracotta with 24ct gilding.

H: 47cm W: 33cm

Gilded Horreo

Gilded Horreo

The form is inspired by traditional Galician storage buildings that stored crops and vital food supplies.

Smoke-fired terracotta with 24ct gilding.

Vessel Houses

Vessel Houses

The interior of the houses are inky black , Everywoman is glimpsed as she journeys through.

(centre and left hand pieces only are on display)

Black clay fired to 1200C with moveable porcelain figures finished with 24ct gold leaf.

H: 23cm Dia: 13cm

Tunnel House

Tunnel House

Everywoman is in a long tunnel, the dark interior challenges our comprehension.

Black clay fired to 1200C , moveable porcelain figure gilded with 24ct gold.

Tunnel House

Tunnel House

A side view; details as before.

DNA Inheritance

DNA Inheritance

Once again the apertures represent DNA, look through them and all that can be seen is a glimpse of the interior; a suggestion of what may be.

Black clay with fired gold lustre.

H: 9cm W:8.5cm

Porcelain Vessel Houses

Porcelain Vessel Houses

Each modest shelter has its own mysterious interior, make of it what you will.

Smoke-fired porcelain with moveable corten steel figures gilded with 24ct gold.