KimberlyRorick

Handmade Clay Figures and Animal Sculpures

Ossian, Indiana
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Announcement    I'm glad to have you visit my Etsy shop and I hope you enjoy what you see! Everything is HANDMADE BY ME in my studio at my home in Northeast Indiana. I have been a full-time clay artist since graduating from college in 1999.

I describe my work as being a stylized interpretation of people, both men and women. My recent work came about from a themed exhibit at the co-op gallery, Orchard Gallery, where I am a member, called “Art Becomes Her”. I began by making tall, slender women with stamped bodices using symbolism to make each one different. As I continue with this theme I find myself experimenting with facial expression and gesture to help define the people giving each one a unique personality.

My pieces are made using a white clay body and each one is fired two times in an electric kiln.

I am excited to be moving in this new direction and I look forward to see where these new figures will lead me.

You can also find my work at the Orchard Gallery in Fort Wayne, IN where I have been a member since 2000. Check out our web site at: www.theorchardgallery.com.

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Last updated on Nov 27, 2016

I'm glad to have you visit my Etsy shop and I hope you enjoy what you see! Everything is HANDMADE BY ME in my studio at my home in Northeast Indiana. I have been a full-time clay artist since graduating from college in 1999.

I describe my work as being a stylized interpretation of people, both men and women. My recent work came about from a themed exhibit at the co-op gallery, Orchard Gallery, where I am a member, called “Art Becomes Her”. I began by making tall, slender women with stamped bodices using symbolism to make each one different. As I continue with this theme I find myself experimenting with facial expression and gesture to help define the people giving each one a unique personality.

My pieces are made using a white clay body and each one is fired two times in an electric kiln.

I am excited to be moving in this new direction and I look forward to see where these new figures will lead me.

You can also find my work at the Orchard Gallery in Fort Wayne, IN where I have been a member since 2000. Check out our web site at: www.theorchardgallery.com.

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About KimberlyRorick

Sales 652
On Etsy since 2009

Stylized Interpretations of People, both men and women.

I went back to school after my four children started school. Not sure of what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, I attended Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne and fell in love with ceramics. I graduated in 1999 with a BFA (Bachlor of Fine Arts).

That same year I began doing art fairs and have been happy ever since. I joined the Orchard Gallery, a cooperative gallery, near my home in 2000. We have themed shows every March which helps me to keep doing new and different work all the time. This years theme is "The Sky Above and The Earth Below". I'm still thinking about what to do for it....maybe some animals?

Today I live with my husband just outside of Ft Wayne. I work in my studio everyday and still can't wait to get going! My studio is in an out building just behind our house. My husband uses half of the building for his wood shop and I have the other half for my clay studio. The arrangement works greats or us both since we love to be busy.

I do a number of art fairs every year, usually in the mid west, OH, MI and IN. My schedule can be found on the Orchard Gallery web site at http://www.theorchardgallery.com.

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  • Kimberly Rorick

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Clay Artist

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Last updated on May 9, 2022
I love being a clay artist and creating colorful, whimsical pieces. By selling my work it allows me to continue to grow and be creative. I've been doing this for over ten years now and I haven't run out of ideas yet, as a matter of fact, I still enjoy getting out to the studio to create new pieces of work.

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I think you will be very happy with your purchase, but if for any reason you are not, please let me know.
Payment
I will accept a check if you need, but I prefer using paypal.
Shipping
I will do my best to ship the item ASAP, usually within a couple of days. I like to ship through the US mail, but I can ship other carriers if you need me to.