|Satya (Hands With Cash) by Bob Clyatt, Raku-Fired Stoneware, Steel Base, Sintered Nylon, 15”H|
|June 4 - 28, 2015|
|Thursday, June 4, 6:00-9:00pm|
|Meet the Artist @ Opening Reception|
|Artist Talk and Intro @ 7:30pm|
Bob Clyatt grew up roaming the countryside of Northern California, ending up studying art at UC Berkeley. Absorbing those many influences created enduring patterns of fusion in Bob’s work - ancient and contemporary, organic and technological.
Whether I’m combining clay with 3-D printing or trying to mash Postmodernism and Mystery together into some new sort of theology, I always seem to be sparking opposites off one another: Seeing what happens next provides endless fun. I use the figure to engage us in the investigation, and because I find it an endlessly challenging form at multiple levels -- formal/physical, art-historical, psychological.