2018

Eric Holey

Eau Claire, WI
2018 booth #120B

www.dancingcatarts.com

At heart I am a functional potter. I throw all of my work on the wheel from stoneware clay. After the pot is thrown I frequently add slip texture to create a sense of movement and channels for my glazes to run and flow. Each piece is carefully trimmed to a finished form which is as elegant as it is functional. My glazes are hand brushed and layered to ensure beautiful outcomes which are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the touch. I fire all of my work in an oxidation environment which allows me great control of the temperatures necessary to achieve the work I envision.

 

©Eric Holey

©Eric Holey

Judith Edenstorm

Artifacts

Sioux Falls, SD
2019 Booth #

My art is created on a non-porous surface such as porclean tile or yupo, a plastic paper. The usual media used is alcohol inks, often supplemented with additional types of ink, pearl medium, or items that add a bit of glitz, like fake gold. The inks are often manipulated with brushes, canned air, or palette knives. The resulting surface is sprayed with a UV protectors to prevent fading. A final coat of a two-part resin is the top coat, along with hangers.

© Judith Edenstorm

© Judith Edenstorm

Laura Burlis

Minneapolis, MN
2018 booth #143

My medium is polymer clay. I have been entranced by this substance for about ten years now, and have developed my own way of working with it. Many viewers assume that my images are painted, but all the colors are clay. My use of the medium feels like a cross between using clay as solid paint, and cutting and assembling the clay like a mosaic that resembles “pietra dura”. I try to distill a lifetime of observing nature into these miniature worlds, that momentarily becomes a paradise for your eyes. The recurring themes I play with are landscape and nature, especially seasonal change and universal cycles.

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