Ceramicist Giselle Hicks creates a range of handmade objects including decorative vessels and sculptural porcelain tiles. Through coiling and pinching Hicks creates elegant work instilled with a sense of immediacy. Her hand-built objects reference ancient Greek and Chinese vessels, as well as the work of mid-century potters like Lucie Rie and Ruth Duckworth.
Originally from California, Giselle Hicks received her BFA from Syracuse University and MFA from NYSCC of Ceramics at Alfred University in New York. Hicks has participated in various artist-in-residence programs including the Anderson Ranch Art Center, the Arts/Industry Program at the Kohler Company, The Greenwich House Pottery and The Archie Bray Foundation. Hicks work has been exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Belger Arts Center in Kansas City, The John Michael Kohler Art Center, Bellevue Arts Museum and the Southwest School of Art.