To ‘make a figure’ poses a lot of problems. Painted or sculpted, the flow of the process starts more easily than it ends, and the big problem is when to make the decision.
Beautiful sensual ceramic objects that combine the influence of oriental erotic art with the artists personal narrative. There is a conscious assertion in the work as a women artist and a feminist to claim a space for female pleasure and appetite.
Sometimes there is no way to make sense of circumstance which do not make sense. At these times we have to turn to art and poetry to negotiate what feels too confusing to be approached with a conscious rational mind. There was some sense in painting on envelopes of wanting to send a secret communication. …
Going to the maximum width of my kiln, this year I have made these large pieces in stoneware with mazerine underglaze. Combining my personal narrative with Folk Art.
Irreverently I enter into Greek mythology with an intention to feel the extremes of passion, terror and truth.
Tracie began making ceramics in 2003, while studying for an MA in Art Therapy at Hertforshire University.
Garments made with a mixture of vintage and designer fabrics, and Tracie’s own digitally printed designs from her art work.