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Summer Salon
August 12 - September 3, 2011




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Artwork

Mark Pharis’s work provokes discussions of form, meaning, process and function. The bowl, teapot or vase is not merely a canvas for decoration in his work, but possesses a strong formal identity and presence—one that stimulates and provokes the viewer to engage with the work of art from all sides.

See June 2010 article in Ceramics Art and Perception #80: Mixed Metaphors:Mark Pharis at Lacoste Gallery, page 7, written by Rosti Eismont.
Mark Pharis

Oval Platter, white/black/pink
3.5 x 13.5 in.  
Earthenware

Small Plates (12), white,black, yellow
1.5 x 7 in.  
Earthenware