Harry Leaf's Profile
I was born in the Chicago area and moved to San Francisco in 1985 where despite the fact that art was always my calling I earned a law degree. Upon completion of the law degree in 1989 I immediately asked myself, ”what was I thinking?” and became a painter and sculptor.
The goddesses arrived in 1997. To this day they emerge from my head in every imaginable shape, size and color: each one unique. For the first time the art I made looked back at me, and for that reason I continue to create and have never looked back. The mermaids arrived in 2009. It was as though some of the goddesses just needed to be in water.
I individually make, glaze and fire each piece in my studio in San Francisco, California. My glazing and design techniques have evolved over the years. With the choice of a variety of different color clays and glazes, firing temperatures and new and unusual textures each sculpture has an individual…
- Born on December 19
- Joined December 10, 2009