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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.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Lion/Wild Animal Plague Masks

The fourth plague is a mixture or swarm of wild animals:  venomous snakes, scorpions, a swarm of flies.  hornets, lions, bears, wolf-like monsters, depending on the interpretation of the original language.  The finger puppet and mask products used for religious education often show a lion.

This was my first attempt: