“A Spring Dream (Rabbit Teapot)”, 2008, high-fired porcelain, ceramic Oxides, Underglaze, glaze, wood, gold leaf, 16 x 17 x 6″.

Tending the Fires
Recent Acquisitions in Clay
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

August 17, 2019 – May 3, 2020


Mara Superior’s “A Spring Dream (Rabbit Teapot)” was recently acquired by the Fuller Craft Museum. On view now, the work is included in an exhibition highlighting the Fuller Craft’s expanding collection of contemporary works.

Tending the Fires: Recent Acquisitions in Clay presents recent additions to Fuller Craft’s ceramic collection. Exhibited works represent a range of processes and conceptual approaches in clay, from Cheryl Ann Thomas’s slumped, coiled sculpture to Jun Kaneko’s painterly “dango” to Steven Young Lee’s deconstructed pot. Figuration also comes into play, with strong examples by Patti Warashina, Akio Takamori, and Tip Toland. Fuller Craft Museum is proud to shine a light on the clay triumphs of these renowned ceramicists while proudly displaying the institution’s recent collecting achievements.

Exhibiting Artists:
Richard Cleaver, Nancy Jurs, Jun Kaneko, Steven Young Lee, Cliff Lee, Michael Lucero,
Lauren Mabry, Beverly Mayeri, Zemer Peled, Peter Pincus, Prudence Piper, Mark Shapiro, Mara
Superior, Akio Takamori, Cheryl Ann Thomas, Tip Toland, Patti Warashina, and Malcolm Wright.

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