Close-up. Ceramic outdoor sculpture - Fusion by Michelle Maher, exhibited at Sculpture in Context 2010 at the The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. The piece is inspired by fungi and coral forms in nature and was sculpted in a crank stoneware clay body, fired to Cone 8 in an electric kiln. www.ceramicforms.com
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 Sculpture in Context 2017 at Oldbridge House, Co. Meath. www.ceramicforms.com
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 Sculpture in Context at Oldbridge House, Co. Meath. www.ceramicforms.com
Ceramic Outdoor Sculptures by Michelle Maher. www.ceramicforms.com
Ceramic wall sculptures by Michelle Maher. www.ceramicforms.com
sculpture in context 2016
Ceramic outdoor sculpture - Fauna or Flora? by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2014 in The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. The piece was inspired by orange peel fungi, sea slugs and lettuce coral, it was hand sculpted and modelled in a crank clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260°C (Cone 8). www.ceramicforms.com

The Blarney Castle Award!

Ceramic water sculpture - 'Synthesis' by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2016 at The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. 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. www.ceramicforms.com