Janet DeBoos: Hybrid Places - Art Collector

Janet DeBoos, Covered Jar 1, 2012. Thrown porcellaneous stoneware, black underglaze stain, terra sigillata, sgraffito, clear glaze, overglaze decals, 20 x 20 x 20cm. Courtesy: the artist and Sabbia Gallery, Sydney

Internationally regarded ceramic artist Janet DeBoos presents her new solo exhibition Hybrid Places. Known primarily for her soft ridges within her vessels and her identifying marks, DeBoos has embarked on a highly decorative phase of her career influenced by recent trips to China and a desire to place herself within her landscape by utilising Australian botanical imagery alongside Chinese flora decals. DeBoos states that she is "using iconic imagery from the high point of Chinese porcelain decoration, colour and line from the desert and bush of Australia...and that most ancient of techniques (sgraffito or scratching)...to attempt to create a hybrid pottery that is both contemporary and timeless, culturally specific and yet borderless."

Opening: 6pm Wednesday 14 November 2012
Exhibition closes: 8 December 2012
Location: Sabbia Gallery, 120 Glenmore Road, Paddington NSW 2021
Contact: 02 9361 6448
Email: gallery@sabbiagallery.com

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