Sculpture Gallery

Sara is a figurative ceramicist and sculptor with a deep love of three dimensional media. Materials include low fire terra-cotta ceramics, under-glazes and stains, steel, copper, wood, bronze and leather.

Justice Served (Hathor)

Hathor, an Egyptian deity, was the primordial Mother Goddess, ruler of the sky, the sun, the moon, agriculture, fertility, the east, the west, moisture and childbirth. Hathor also rules the underworld, emerging to punish those who behave unjustly on earth.
Ceramic, copper

Search for Truth (Artemis)

Artemis is the Greek Goddess of the Hunt, Forests, Hills, Moon, and Archery. The stag was personally sacred to her. This chimera of Artemis and a stag depicts the protection of the innocent and a direct, fierce hunt for truth.
Ceramic, steel, copper, deer antlers

Bliss (Ananda Tara)

Ananda is the Sanskrit word for bliss. Tara, also known as the White Tara, is a Buddhist deity, and is considered the female incarnation of Buddha. The white lotus is sacred and represents wisdom.
Ceramic, wood

Old Growth

Represents my personal journey from industry to the beautiful redwoods, transforming, and expanding in a new daily and artistic freedom.
Ceramic, wood

Transcendence (Etain)

Etain, the Shining One, is a Celtic Goddess. The sun, dawn, sea, rain, water, butterflies, apple blossoms, and swans are sacred, and she is associated with healing and the transmigration of souls. Etain transcends the imbalances and captivity of the managed world.
Ceramic, wood, steel, graphite, fabric, beads

Weaver of Human Fate (Clotho)

The Fates are three Goddesses who spin the threads of human destiny. Clotho spun the “thread” of human fate, Lachesis dispensed it, and Atropos cut the thread (thus determining the individual’s moment of death). This sculpture depicts Clotho burdened by the fate she sees and weaves.
Ceramic, wood, dyed lace

Ophelia

Ophelia, the tragic heroine of Shakespeare's Hamlet, committed suicide due to her unrequited love. Ophelia appears as a representative of the cult of the invalid where a weak, fainting, permanently ill woman would be regarded as an ideal of feminine virtue.
Ceramic, wood

Compassion (Domnu)

Domnu is a European Goddess that predates the Celts whose name means “the deep” evoking the darkness and depths of the sea. The great Mother of the Oceans and the element of Water, all life flows from her. Her gifts of compassion and understanding can cleanse our world, heal our emotional wounds and help gain inner wisdom.
Ceramic, bronze, wood

The World Tree (Yggdrasil)

In Norse mythology Yggdrasil is the tree that cradles the nine realms of the cosmos within its branches and roots, thereby connecting all things. This World Tree or Tree of Life contains all the worlds and represents the cycle of birth, growth, death, and rebirth. This connectivity needs to be regained in order to achieve a state of balance and compassion.
Ceramic, wood, rocks, steel, copper, beads

Gear Head Bronzes

Objectified, faceless feminine torsos, burdened by industrial and bureaucratic gears. From invalid, to object, the feminine energy evolves.
Cast silica bronze, found bronze gears

Spiral and Ginkgo Bronzes

Slightly evolved, but still objectified female spirits, start their ascendance from industry. Recognizable faces and feminine symbols mark a step in the retaking of the receptive spirit.
Cast silica bronze, steel, beads, ceramic, leather

Bronze Installation

The four female torso bronzes, displayed, depicting their levels of evolution.
Wood, leather, beads in addition to previous materials

Lily Pad Tea Pot

Aquatic themed teapot on a lily pad plate
Ceramic

Lotus Coffee Pot

Water plant and lotus flower decorated, lidded vessel
Ceramic

酒器 Shuki

A shuki is a sake set. The head is detachable and is the tokkuri (the vessel for the sake).
Ceramic, wood