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Alix Davis: Sculptural Vase titled Dwell(ing), awarded the Toronto Potters Award of Merit

Description

The sculptural vase Alix created is based on architectural elements including fragmented staircases, metal-like containers, rope and book structure that are attached and growing out of the form. The juxtaposition of these elements with the body below the vessel’s neck represents the instability of the materially constructed world and emotional isolation. She employs several techniques including throwing, coiling, press moulding, slab and altering.  Hand crafted each will slightly vary in colour, pattern, size and weight.  Retail Feature: Toronto Potters Biennial Exhibition titled FLUX Dwelling was juried by Denis Longchamps (Executive Director and Chief Curator of The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery) and Susan Low-Beer (Award Winning Ceramic Artist).  Awarded the Toronto Potters Award of Merit: presented to Alix Davis for her vase entitled Dwell(ing)

Care & Use: Decorative only, please handle the item from the base of the vase and with care.

Material: Red earthenware, black stoneware, raku clay and paper clay, with surfaces glazed or painted with terra sigillata.

Measurement (in.): D11 x H25

Weight (lb.): 5+

SKU: 527075

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About The Artist

Alix Davis

In 1983, Alix Davis graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design with a diploma that concentrated on painting. After graduating, Alix showed artwork in various group shows as well as making props and doing set dressing for fringe theatre productions, experimental film and commercials. In 2011, Alix graduated from Sheridan College in ceramics, winning the Gardiner Award for graduating student of 2011. Alix has been working independently since that time.

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