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2015 Zanesville Prize Finalists Gallery

2015 Zanesville Prize Finalists Gallery » Dominguez, Eddie - Back Bone

2015 Zanesville Prize Finalists Gallery
Artist: Eddie Dominguez
Title: Back Bone
Year: 2014
Dimensions: height: 24 Inches, width: 17 Inches depth: 6 Inches
Clay body: Marsh Earthenware
Surface treatment: underglazes, glazes, oil paint, resin
Technique: low fire
Photographic credit:
Artist's Statement: Growing up in New Mexico, I've always been interested in roadside memorials, the religious icons in people's houses, the fact that many struggling people such as prisoners and troubled kids have religious iconography on their bodies. It's fascinating to me. Much of my recent work is addressing that fascination. Human torsos are carved with the iconography of my musings on the human condition, the role of religion, spirit, land, home and family. I live in a body that is very uncomfortable due to a back injury 12 years ago, and filter pain, while confronting issues of aging, human frailties, physical disability, traumas and loss, through these torso forms. Yet at the same time I continue my passion for the earth and exuberance for the process of creating permanent objects of beauty out of formless mud. My use of color has been informed and inspired by contemporary painting as much as the amazing light and color of the land around me.
Price: $8,500



By purchasing this item, you understand and agree to loan the purchased piece to the Zanesville Prize and Zanesville Museum of Art (ZMA) for the remainder of the exhibition. The price listed DOES NOT include shipping chares which will be billed to the buyer. The piece will not be available to you as the buyer until it is released from the exhibition in mid January 2016 by ZMA. Some pieces MUST be installed by the artist; expenses for artist installation are not included and must be arranged between the buyer and artist.
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