Bodies of Work > "The Sweet Life"

Rust belt sweets...
Welcome to Ohio
Low fire clay, glaze, lustre

I work in an old Screw Factory here in Cleveland. The building I have made my artwork in now for the past 13 years is a place where fasteners are made every day. I love the hum and buzz of the production lines below me at work. My grandfather worked for Ferry Cap Set Screw for much of his career here in Cleveland. He raised 9 children on a paycheck from a fastener company...This piece is an overview of my studio neighborhood...Welcome to Ohio.