Heather Gabriel's Profile
There are things that just feel right.
You don't have to think about it, measure it, record it.
You just know when you pick it up and roll it around in your hand.
The weight, the texture, the shape; it's all balanced, harmonious,
makes you want to pick it up again and again.
I make pots because I tend to over-think everything. The studio teaches me how not to - when immersed in ideas of how and what and why, the pots collapse, wobble, crack, explode. But when I just sit back and breathe and let myself feel what the clay is saying, the work flows beneath my fingers and fills the board with moments of balance and clarity.
I use primitive methods to form and fire the work because I think it is important to keep it simple, to remember that…
- Born on November 18
- Joined February 10, 2010