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Carol Gouthro

I have a strong interest in natural forms, cultural artifacts and personal mementos. I am drawn to ornament, embellishment, pattern, and texture. For the last ten years the vessel forms in my ceramic work have slowly been evolving into botanically inspired hybrid sculptural forms. In working on these pieces I have become more involved with the details, the close ups, the abstract, the peering into. My interest in detail, layers and encrustations has been heightened by repeated travels to India and China. I am fascinated by the complexity, diversity, beauty and danger of the natural world and this leads to thoughts about growth, nourishment, attraction, and sexuality. Built into these hybrids are some of the artifacts and mementos that form my DNA.

www.carolgouthro.com

Classes & Workshops

Beginning and Continuing Handbuilding/Surface Decoration with Carol Gouthro

Instructor: Carol Gouthro
Mondays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
9/14 – 11/16, 10 weeks
(This is a low-fire class.) Read more

Now and Then: Contemporary and Historic Expressions in Clay with Carol Gouthro

Instructor: Carol Gouthro
Mondays, 10am – 12pm
9/14-11/16, 10 weeks
(This is a low-fire class.) Read more