Claudine Burns Smith

Mystery Jasper Large Bowl, mid-range glazed stoneware, 13 x 13 x3, Small Green Bowl, mid-range glazed stoneware, 9 x 9 x 2, Black and White Vase, mid-range glazed stoneware, 11 x 11 x 14

Claudine Burns Smith is a ceramic artist. She has had numerous group and solo exhibitions of ceramics, sculptures and works on paper in the United States, France, the former Soviet Union, and China. She taught art at the college and high school levels for many years and is retired now.
Claudine makes functional ceramic work and sculpture. She prefers hand building to the wheel so as to create irregularities that add interesting effects. She likes carving the surface of her pieces and favors vibrant colors. Her inspiration comes from the cultures of the Pacific Islands and Africa, and the natural world.
Burns Smith is currently represented in several galleries in Connecticut including Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut.

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