Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

01_Rocky_Bivens_Emergence_Stoneware_2019_7x8.5x8.5Rocky Bivens – Clay Artist

“I have had a difficult time since the isolation began. I share my studio with 3 other artists, so we have agreed that only one person at a time can be there. This makes for significantly less time in the studio. Of course going to the studio would be considered “non-essential” travel, but since I don’t have a studio at home, I have no choice if I want to do any sculpture. I work in clay and the pieces must be fired in a kiln. Once they have been fired, I have a choice of glazing them and firing them again or using acrylic paint. The work that I prefer to paint I bring home and complete them there. I am working on a new series of pieces that I am quite excited about. The concept is essentially that of different sized spheres erupting out of biomorphic, abstract forms. The colours I’m using with this work are warm earth tones.”

You can see more of Rocky’s work in our Online Gallery at https://sculptureottawa.ca/online-gallery-2/

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Figurative Artist
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1 Response to Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

  1. Dominique Couture says:

    Beautiful piece !

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