Gertrude Graham Smith

Bakersville, NC

Resident Artist 1987.0

gertrudegrahamsmith.com

 

"My experience of Penland is about connection: life and creativity, hand, heart, and material, mentors and students, colleagues, community and friends. Generosity and mutual support are qualities I see embodied in the Penland community."

 






Place Setting, 2013
The usual size for dinnerware
Porcelain clay; thrown on pottery wheel, raw glazed, fired to cone 10 in soda kiln
Photo © Artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Ruffled Jar, 2009
9 x 6 inches
Porcelain clay; thrown on pottery wheel, altered, raw glazed, fired to cone 10 in soda kiln
Photo © Tom Mills

 

 

 






Candelabrum, 2013
16 x 12 inches (without candles)
Porcelain clay; thrown in sections on pottery wheel, fired to cone 10 in soda kiln
Photo © Artist