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Heidi McKenzie: Card Sculpture titled Body Imaged (Sold as set-of-forty one)

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Description

Heidi’s studio practice engages with issues of race, identity and belonging.  Her Body Imaged card sculpture is an abstract self-portrait archiving ancestry, migration and memory, and also expressing living with invisible disability and chronic illness. Each porcelain tile has a ink-jet water slide decal.  Hand crafted each piece will slightly vary in colour, pattern, size and weight.  Retail Feature: Toronto Potters Biennial Exhibition titled FLUX Body Imaged 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).

Care & Use: Decorative only, each piece separates (display is formed into a triangle).

Material: Composite of ink-jet water slide decals on industrial strength/produced porcelain ceramic substrate tiles

Measurement (in.): Card L3.14 across x H5.5

Weight (lb.): 5+ total

SKU: 584080

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About The Artist

Heidi McKenzie

Heidi McKenzie is a Toronto-based ceramic artist. She found her true calling at 40 when her parents found an essay she had written when she was nine years old – “What I Want To Be When I Grow Up… A Potter.” She left a 20-year career in arts management to apprentice in her father’s ancestral home at the foothills of the Himalayas in India. Heidi returned to Canada, completed her Diploma at Sheridan College in 2012 and her MFA at OCADU. Heidi has worked internationally as an artist-in-residence in China, Indonesia, Denmark, Hungary and Australia.

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