Limits and Legends

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The imagery for this series is derived from map symbols that depict the somewhat ambiguous limits of something (e.g. a weather front, range of a speciesterritory, or the extent of seasonal ice flow). Wall-mounted (except for a couple free standing ones), the seemingly wriggling sculptures are just under 3 feet long, the maximum limit in length of what fits in the studio kiln. 


Symbols from various types of maps were extracted, enlarged and rendered three-dimensionally in clay. Individual pieces range in size from 48” to 18” in height.