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MEDIUM

Metal, Electroplated Enamel, Porcelain, Milk Paint on Copper

DIMENSIONS (H x W x D)

7 x 13 x 4 in
18 x 33 x 10 cm

ARTWORK LOCATION

Artplex Gallery

US$ 2,700

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Jessica Calderwood is an image-maker and sculptor that works in obscure craft media. Trained as a metalsmith and enamelist, her objects and images make statements about contemporary life. Calderwood's most recent work uses forms such as drapery and stylized botanicals to clock out, cover, and hide parts of the human form. These compositions become a negation, a censoring or denial of what lies beneath. The anthropomorphic beings appear at once powerful and powerless, beautiful and absurd, inflated, and amputated.

This miniature scale work depicts two figures, one standing in heels and the other sitting, turned away. A detailed structural shape obscures both the character's figures, uniting and hiding them. The sculpture stands 7 inches high by 13 inches wide and is a combination of copper, porcelain, electroplated enamel, and milk paint. Free local Los Angeles area delivery. Affordable Continental U.S. and worldwide shipping. A certificate of authenticity issued by the art gallery is included.

Calderwood is interested in using traditional craft media, both for their creative properties, as well as their historical references to “marginal art forms”. Over time, these smaller works became the focus, by creating an intimacy that is only discovered through the miniature scale.

Since receiving her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and her MFA from Arizona State University, her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally. She has participated in artists' residencies with the John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Ferro Corporation, and the Mesa Arts Center. Her work has also been published in Metalsmith Magazine, American Craft, NICHE, Ornament, the Lark 500 series, and the Art of Enameling. She is currently an Associate Professor of Art at Ball State University.


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Jessica Calderwood

Jessica Calderwood is an image-maker and sculptor that works in obscure craft media. Trained as a metalsmith and enamelist, her objects and images make statements about contemporary life. Since receiving her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and her MFA from Arizona State University, her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally. She has participated in artist residencies with the John
Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Ferro Corporation, and the Mesa Arts Center. Her work has also been published in Metalsmith Magazine, American Craft, NICHE, Ornament, the Lark 500 series, and the Art of Enameling. She is currently an Associate Professor of Art at Ball State University.


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