Artists

  • Pollinating Creatures I and II

    Tessa Eastman, Pollinating Creatures I and II, Multiple glazed high fired ceramic, Height 31 x Width 30 x Depth 30 cm

  • Crystalline Cloud II

    Tessa Eastman, Crystalline Cloud II, Multiple glazed high fired ceramic, Height 34 x Width 30 x Depth 30 cm

  • Ladder to Brexit Cloud Island

    Tessa Eastman, Ladder to Brexit Cloud Island, Multiple glazed high fired ceramic with 22 carat gold lustre, Height 32 x Width 29 x Depth 29 cm

  • Sprouting Limitless Cloud

    Tessa Eastman, Sprouting Limitless Cloud, Multiple glazed high fired ceramic, Height 30 x Width 54 x Depth 34 cm

Tessa Eastman MRBS

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  • Website: http://www.tessaeastman.com

British ceramist Tessa Eastman creates curiously ambiguous sculptures which focus on the overlooked detail of microscopic natural phenomena. Time is devoted to glaze research and testing. Equally through rich glaze surface and three dimensions, pieces develop depth of character.

Tessa is a London based sculptor committed to hand-building in clay. She has worked as an assistant to renowned ceramicist Kate Malone and teaches at Heatherley’s Art School.

Tessa produced a fresh body of work that grew out of her MA at the Royal College of Art where microscopic structures are observed before developing curious ambiguous sculptures. She aims to fix fleeting cloud states which represent the ideal and the perishable, signifying doom and fantasy.

The strange otherworldliness of natural phenomena transports Tessa away from the mundane and she is excited when growth patterns mutate to produce tension and form seems alive, evoking awareness of life’s impermanence.

Voluminous clouds are juxtaposed with mesh structures revealing internal space. This internal/external relationship presents the void as a life force.

Time is devoted to glaze research. Equally through rich glaze surface and three dimensional forms, pieces develop depth of character.

  • Categories: Abstract
  • Materials: Ceramic/Clay
  • Location: London