Pete Wysong

1732 Quince Ave, Boulder CO 80304

The majority of my work is raku ceramic sculpture and pottery. The work is made on a wheel or hand-built, then fired in a kiln to 1800 degrees. It is then pulled from the kiln while red hot, then covered in organic materials which catch on fire and react to the clay surface. A lot of my work is currently black, which appears to be metal, but is a refined clay slip, called terra- sigillata. It is burnished to a shiny surface. Raku is a Japanese name, and a 500 year old technique.

My work is concerned with ceremony, community, and ritual, as art plays a part in these human endeavors.

My other works are primarily pastel landscapes, and printmaking.

Ceramic, Printmaking, Painting/Pastel

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