Mother and Child

Henry moore says sculpture must have life in it. Creating a vitality and life within a form, gives it meaning and primitive power infused with humanist content. Conceptually, "Mother and Child" moves from tradition to contemporary, from realistic emotional expression to abstract presentation, from East to West.

"Mother and Child" is a connection between my mother and me over space and distance. It is a measurement in feelings through my own personal experience, presenting movement, energy, love, relation, honesty, and integrity. The energy radiates from the point where the pieces touch. Feelings toward my mother and her devastating illness mesh into one. Negative space and lines are drawn between internal and external emotions.

In my sculpture, the exploration of form, space and lines, have become an outer language to embody my inner feelings. The composition of gestural abstract forms is also affected strongly by spaces between forms. The objective is compose a portrait that is charged with rich emotional and spiritual vision.

The relationship between mother and child is universal. Clay and fire transcend the value of humility and express the texture of emotions. "Mother and Child" is a timeless statement of maternal love.

Year of Creation: 2018

Materials: Porcelain

Dimensions: 88*41*44


    1997         Master of Fine Arts,Rochester Institute of Technology,Ceramics and Ceramics Sculpture

    1995         Bachelor of Fine Arts,Ohio University,Ceramics


    2018         Invited Speaker, International Academy of Ceramic (IAC) General Assembly, Taiwan

    2018         Invited Speaker, Seres 18, IV. International Ceramics, Glass, Porcelain, enamel, Glaze & Pigment Congress, Anadolu University, Turkey

    2018         Juror, the 6th International Ceramics Symposium CERAMICS LABORATORY, Lativa


    2019         Solo Exhibition, The 53rd National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts (NCECA),Saint Paul, USA

    2018         Invitational Exhibition, Schloss Glucksburg Ceramics Museum,Romhild, Germany

    2018         Invitational Exhibition, Ceramics Museum of Argentona,Barcelona, Spain


    2017         Mother and Child,Mother and Child,Florence, Italy

    2017         Mother and Child series,Mother and Child series,Chicago, USA

    2015         Mother and Child,Mother and Child,Cheonggiu, Korea


    2012         National Museum ,Warsaw, Poland

    2011         National Museum,Canberra, Australia

    2008         National Gallery,Prague, Czech Republic

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