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Aberrant Ceramics is the artwork of Aaron Nosheny,
ceramic artist and potter in Tucson, Arizona.

I work in the medium of stoneware clay and make hand-built pottery, sculpture, hamsas, ornaments, masks, and a variety of other forms.

Self-taught artist on the autism spectrum. I like monsters, insects, weird animals, body horror, horror comedy, Halloween decorations, fast food mascots, kitsch – and all of these creep into my work, but there’s really no overarching theme. I feel like I'm frantically birthing as many clay monstrosities out into the world as I can.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Cat Column with Eye Maggots

This is one of a series of column sculptures based on Lewis Carroll characters, in this case the venerable Cheshire Cat. This version has worm-like projections coming out of its eye sockets. It was mostly an experiment to see if they would survive the whole bisque kiln experience. Small projections are often lost.

I submitted this and two other sculptures for an exhibition called "The Monsters That Made Us." I received an email asking me to write an explanation how the sculptures fit into the the theme and I can't think of anything coherent to write.