Thursday Salute to Originals: Carved Ceramics

Contemporary art is the art of today, that reflects on contemporary society and is relevant to the world around us. Meet ceramist Sean Forest Roberts. Ceramics have existed for a long time, and Roberts has invented a new methodology to its traditional concept!

Roberts has a background in chemistry and believes in experimenting with his creativity to produce multi-layered pieces. He mixes colored liquid clay to create a multi-dimensional effect. All of his work has a variety of colors and patterns that have become his trademark. “My work is constantly changing as I develop new tools in my experimentation in the studio.  I am deeply fascinated by the underlying randomness in the patterns and structures of nature.”

Roberts is a native of Washington state, surround by an abundance of natural scenery to serve as inspiration. The detail in his ceramics is intricate. The entire process of mixing the colors in the liquid clay to carving the final piece is captivating and well worth the wait. It is evident that he is a dedicated craftsman and is passionate about his chosen medium.

This Thursday, we’re saluting Sean Forest Roberts and his colorful ceramics. Each piece is layered with imagination. This talented artist has established the perfect marriage between chemistry and art.

Sources: Sean Forest Roberts, This is Colossal, Bored Panda