As an image-maker and sculptor, Jessica Calderwood’s works uniquely imbue statements that resonate with contemporary life. Her craftsmanship instills equal measures of chic and peculiarity. Working with the mediums of metal, enamel, glass, and porcelain, she combines the familiarity of traditional crafts with the industrial processes of metalworking and creates personal narratives, gender, relationships, and identity.
“I created these works to be intentionally humorous and ironic. These human/plant hybrids are large, voluptuous, headless, and armless. The flower forms become a negation, a censoring or denial of what lies beneath. These anthropomorphic beings are at once, powerful and powerless, beautiful and absurd, inflated, and amputated.” - Jessica Calderwood
SMALL WORKS | BIG IMPACT 2019Intimately-scaled works by gallery artists and special guests 14 Nov - 31 Dec 2019This year’s curated exhibition of intimately scaled works by gallery artists and special guests addresses themes of memory, the passage of time, mortality, and the natural world. Although small in scale, these works have real presence, conveying the sensibility and proficiency of their accomplished makers. Delicate wood feathers, atmospheric landscapes,...