Aug 22, 2013
on the Tales
of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have an interview
with ceramic artist Eva Champagne. Her hybridized biomorphic
sculptures highlight the infinity variety and unifying order that
occur within the natural world. She says of the work, "By
synthesizing abstracted formal references to animals, plants and
geologic sources, I create intentionally ambiguous ceramic
sculptures that exist in the fluid margin between categories. My
aim is toward something composite that will challenge the habitual
presumption that the object must be either one thing or another in
favor of a more open “both/and/maybe” interpretation of
In the interview we talk about living overseas, the intellectual and spiritual interpretations of her hybrid forms, and her upcoming residency at the Gaya Ceramic Center in Bali. Eva has started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund her trip to Bali. To support her project please visit her Kickstarter site. To view more of Eva's work please visit her website eva-champagne.com.
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