Little Sister Pottery (Oct 21+22)
Dawn Candy is a visual artist living and working in Red Deer, Alberta. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Lethbridge where she studied world religions and analytic philosophy. She later went on to achieve her diploma in Visual Art from Red Deer College. Currently she teaches several community art classes in addition to making her work.
Little Sister Pottery is my collection of ceramics inspired by pattern, rhythm, and landscape- both wild and cultivated. Often referencing natural theatre like wind whipped grasses, turbulent skies or melting ice and snow, I am drawn to imagery that concerns change: growth, erosion, order and disorder. I am captivated by depicting visual movement across or down the surface of my pottery and also movement into the surface, revealing and concealing layers. I love that making pottery allows me to work in series, allowing me to fully develop my ideas while giving me the freedom to work on a variety of designs. As my pots are used throughout daily living I hope that they convey a sense of elegance, but also the wonder and playfulness I feel in making them.