Derek Hennigar / Ordinary FurnitureI call my work Ordinary Furniture attempting to convey the humor and impulsiveness necessary for innovative design while acknowledging that...
Stunningly elegant bowls that seem to be wheel thrown but the overlapping seam tells otherwise. Teapots that appear as Aladin lamps. Mugs that fit the left hand.
“I found I had a passion for creating three-dimensionally, first in wood and then stone sculpture, then later I worked as a stained glass artisan. In the eighties, I discovered clay at the ceramics program at the University of Tennessee. I spent a year taking classes, focusing on hand-building where I made sculptures and vessels, immersing myself in the world of pottery. Since 1993, I have developed a line of functional art pottery with a sculptural twist.” "All of the work is made from slabs of earthenware clay, cut and assembled into bowls, teapots, vases and even right- and left-handed mugs. And, yes, I still make one of a kind sculptures.”
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