Ceramic wall sculpture - '120 degrees' by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2018 at The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. It is inspired by repeating polygon patterns we find in nature. The pieces were hand built & sculpted in a cranked clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260 C. www.ceramicforms.com

Sculpture in Context 2018

120° 120° is a large-scale ceramic wall sculpture and is…
Ceramic wall sculpture Synergy by Michelle Maher. Piece is inspired by a shoreline in the Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland. The synergy of soft & hard, water & rock, stillness & rage, light & shade is the inspiration for the piece. Hand sculpted and modelled in a crank stoneware clay & electric fired to 1260°C. Seen here at The Printworks in Dublin Castle.

Ceramics Ireland at Dublin Castle!

Ceramics Ireland at Printworks, Dublin Castle. Really…
Ceramic wall sculpture - 'The Space In Between' by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2017 at The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. It is inspired by the microscopic world of plant cells – in particular, vascular bundles in plant stems. Consisting of 106 pieces it was hand built in a cranked clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260 C. www.ceramicforms.com

Side View...one of my favourites

The Space In Between... "There is a crack in everything…That’s…
Ceramic wall sculpture - 'The Space In Between' by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2017 at The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. It is inspired by the microscopic world of plant cells – in particular, vascular bundles in plant stems. Consisting of 106 pieces it was hand built in a cranked clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260 C. www.ceramicforms.com
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Video...The Space In Between.

The Space In Between... "There is a crack in everything…That’s…
Ceramic wall sculpture - 'The Space In Between' by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2017 at The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. It is inspired by the microscopic world of plant cells – in particular, vascular bundles in plant stems. Consisting of 106 pieces it was hand built in a cranked clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260 C. www.ceramicforms.com

The Space In Between.

The Space In Between... "There is a crack in everything…That’s…
Vascular cambium of helianthus stem. Image by Katrina Burkhardt (own work, 2016). This image is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Helianthus,_stem.jpg
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Inspiration Story...

The inspiration behind - The Space In Between... Lovely…
Award winning ceramic water sculpture by Michelle Maher - Symmetry at Blarney Castle, Co. Cork. Photo by Patrikas Lukosius @multi_5hadow. This piece is nspired by Dahlia and Coral forms, it was sculpted in my own grogged paper clay body and high fired in an electric kiln. Symmetry is now part of the permanent collection at Blarney Castle. www.ceramicforms.com
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Symmetry at Blarney Castle.

  Symmetry at Blarney Castle #repost @multi_5hadow …
Installation process. Ceramic wall sculpture - 'The Space In Between' by Michelle Maher. Shown here during installation at Sculpture in Context 2017 at The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. It is inspired by the microscopic world of plant cells – in particular, vascular bundles in plant stems. Consisting of 106 pieces it was hand built in a cranked clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260 C. www.ceramicforms.com
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Installation Day!

  Installation Day! So excited to be installing…
The Great Palm House. National-botanic-gardens-dublin.
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The Great Palm House

    The Great Palm House All going well, this…
Ceramic sculpture - 'Synthesis' by Michelle Maher. Inspired by Fungi and Coral forms, it was sculpted in my own grogged paper clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to Cone 8. Seen here at the Ceramics Ireland exhibition at the Printworks, Dublin Castle. www.ceramicforms.com

Ceramics Ireland at Dublin Castle!

Ceramics Ireland at Printworks, Dublin Castle. Ceramics…