Bob Kinzie, Ceramic Artist and Instructor

BOB KINZIE Artist Statement

February, 2008

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My long years involved with the potters wheel recently includes experiments with the application of wet clay to a thrown cylinder which are then expanded from the inside, coupled with selective drying.

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The resultant surface has elements of inadvertency reminiscent of the Mingei style.

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Using a variation of tools on the wet clay gives me a variety of surprising textures, that keep me exploring for more.

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By using these textured slabs I can create numerous vase forms by hand building with them.

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Out of This Earth Exhibit

(831) 688-3747

5345 Freedom Blvd., Aptos, CA 95003

sbkinzie@charter.net

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The largest collection of Bob & Sandy Kinzie Ceramics is featured at KAPOWICH REAL ESTATE, in the Kapowich Art Gallery.

Bob is a member of The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, (ACGA).