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Collaboration/ Co/elaboration
Karen Karnes and Mark Shaprio

May 18 - June 16, 2013




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Artwork

Mark Shapiro's work has a functional base that is infused with intensity and intention taking it to the level of art. He is an important link in contemporary American ceramics. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Mint Museum and International Museum of Ceramics at Alfred. Shapiro is also an inspired teacher and mentor to young potters.
Mark Shapiro

Large Oval Bottle w/ White Script
14.5 x 8.5 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Oval Bottle w/ Pours
15.5 x 8.5 x 4 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Oval Bottle w/ Pours
15.5 x 8.5 x 4 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Brown Jar
23 x 16 x 16 in.  
stoneware

Platter show card

stoneware

Black Rope Bowl
5 x 15.5 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired
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Rope Plates
1.75 x 10.5 in.  
stoneware
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Large Flattened Bottle with Yellow Center
15 x 10 x 2 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Tall Pitcher

stoneware

Umber, Tan, and White
8.5 x 8 x 5 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Close Friends
9 x 8 x 4 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Five Dancing Forms
8 x 8 x 7 in.  
stoneware, salt glazed, wood-fired

Mark Shapiro and Karen Karnes