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Raised in Pittsburgh, ceramics artist Sharif Bey is currently an assist professor in the the Art Ed department at Syracuse University. He'll be visiting his home town and will teach a 2-day workshop at Society of Contemporary Craft later this month. I asked him a few questions about growing up here and his work, thanks to Brigitte Martin for the introductory question. …Continue
I've been spending a lot of time in the studio lately, it's cold and snowy so the warmth of the enameling kiln is very cozy. On my walk to the studio I pass some visually interesting metal grates and sewer covers, not to mention all the bridges!
These things are evidence of urban decay. I then combine these images with bits of nature and other elements of…Continue