'Impervious' and 'Without Sharpness'
oil-based relief, hand tinted with watercolor on Reeves Light
These two images come from a dream in which ecological preservation (my usual conceptual thesis) retranslated into human-animal cohabitation.
Kenturah Davis stamped drawings, on top “mother mother” 2008, below is “Self Portrait” 2010. If your in the LA area and you have never seen Kenturah’s well crafted flawlessly executed drawings do yourself a favor and visit the gallery while both of these are on view now! Bonus prize for all the art lovers is that you can see her work in 2 places this month, visit us than visit Occidental College where she is in there alumni exhibition and she has a spectacular wall drawing up commissioned by the college.
“The paper cup is an icon of the ‘throwaway culture’ and by imposing classical ceramic styling and transposing materials I aim to highlight and question our tendency towards wasteful consumerism.
These cups are hand-built from cast sheets of handmade paper. They come in two different styles derivitave of traditional ceramic aestheitics. The ‘Jasperware’ version emulates Wedgewood’s iconic range using stained dyed paper and embossed relief details in white. And the Dutch classic ‘Blue Delft’ is alluded to in hand drawn decals in blue biro”.