Ukiyo: Floating World
Corning Museum of Glass/Kohler Arts Center
Joint Artist-in-Residence Program
Japan-United States Friendship Commission
National Endowment for the Arts Creative Artists Exchange Fellowship Program
European Ceramic Work Center
Dress (Work Process)
Kintsugi — repairing broken objects with golden joinery — fascinates me.
Chairs (Work in Progress)
Cumulus — Cloud sculpture in Marble
The stone for Cumulus, cloud sculpture in marble, came from the same quarry used by Michelangelo.
Cumulus – cloud sculpture in marble — carved by robot
To make the cloud sculpture, Cumulus, I took the data from the climatologists and fed it into a stone carving robot, which worked non-stop for 5 weeks.
Cumulus — Cloud sculpture — Hand carving
I worked with a team of craftsmen for 3 weeks, carving and polishing the cloud.
Karen LaMonte - Artist
From Ukiyo: Floating World