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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.

I’m a self-taught autistic artist working in my medium for over twenty years. I like monsters, insects, weird animals, body horror, folk horror, horror comedy, horror in general, Halloween decorations, fast food mascots, kitsch – all of these creep into my work, but there’s really no overarching theme.

I am in love with my medium. I love the process of frantically birthing clay monstrosities, subjecting them to an epic trial by fire, and sending them out into the world.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Daria Morgendorffer

I like this sculpture because it's true to its cartoonish, (2<x<3)-dimensional roots. I started off trying to imagine Daria in three dimensions, but was quickly reminded that I'm completely unable to render the human body in clay (although this one at least has patellas). So I cut off the back, leaving a reasonably faithful image of the disaffected nineties cartoon teenager in the front and a mass of writhing entrails and pulsating organs in the back (see below).

Note lack of writhing entrails and pulsating organs.

Practice Daria faces. The one on the left appears to have a monocle.