Rosemary Tobiga

Opal Fire Studio

Rosemary Tobiga

West Linn, Oregon

ARTIST STATEMENT

A native of Oregon, I am inspired by northwest scenery. I work to balance crude and raw with refined elegance. I am heavily influenced by ornamentation, calligraphy, sumi-e, motifs &symbology, ancient bronzes and botanical patterns. I value old and worn items.

I work with a porcelain and a sculptural clay. I enjoy exploring textures, stenciled images and carved reliefs. Embellishments are with china paint or gold luster.

I have been working with ceramics for 20 years. My journey in art started at PSU. But after graduating with a degree art and mechanical engineering, I engineered for 20+yrs. I began ceramics and I was captivated with diverse possibilities and technical challenge. Realizing my artistic side needed out of the box, I quit working in an office in 2012.

Contact me: Opalfirestudio.com to make an appointment
Etsy: opalfirestudio
Bush Barn Gallery: https://salem-art-association.myshopify.com/collections/rosemary-tobiga

THIS ARTIST SPECIALIZES IN:

Functional, Non-Functional, Figural, Sculptural, Architectural, Organic, Decorative, Mixed media, Jewelry, Garden, Wall art, Earthy, Black, Blue, Brown, Porcelain, Oxidation, Hand Built, Carved, China Paints, Underglazes, Oxides, Wax resist, Earrings, Mug, Sculpture, Tile, garden bells

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