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Featured Artist at the ALCC: Chris Gryder

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The Alabama Clay Conference, to be held in February, 2012 in Birmingham (and hosted by my husband, ceramic artist Scott Bennett) will feature three well-known ceramic artists who will give all-day demonstrations and exhibit their work. 
Here is the work of Chris Gryder, one of the featured artists. I've included an article below about his work, a piece I wrote for Ceramics Monthly magazine, November 2006. I'll blog about the other two artists in the next couple days. 
Negative Impact The Work of Chris Gryder
Chris Gryder began his exploration of art by studying architecture. A sincere and dedicated commitment to the subject led to his acquaintance with artists, methods, and concepts that later became the inspiration for his work in sculpture and clay. From the visionary designs of Antonio Gaudi and the philosophy of Louis Sullivan to experimental work in mold-making for architectural pieces, Gryder pieced together a singular aesthetic and an uncommon process of sculpture-making…

My Illustrations in Video

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I did the illustrations for an informational video about my friend's company, Dialogue Resources. It was great fun to work on the project, and I love the added graphics that make it so effective.
If you have use for Dialogue Resources' services, you'll be in good hands.  The video says so.

My Illustrations in Video

My Talented Art Kids

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My kids' art class worked on these oil pastel vase drawings a couple weeks ago. We learned about contrast, composition, warm vs. cool colors, and cast shadows. This is always one of the kids' favorite projects.