Hand-built ceramic pitcher by Young Mi Kim

Hand-built ceramic pitcher by Young Mi Kim

YOUNG MI KIM

United States
2019
Glazed ceramic
8 1/2″ high x 8″ diameter

Young Mi Kim is a South Korean ceramicist who works and teaches in Woodstock, New York. Her ceramic sculptures are slowly and carefully hand built. Each piece evolves as she works. “When I hand build my pots, it is a form of meditation. It is my attempt to live in grace: like an open vessel, empty and yet full.”

This glazed, gourd-shaped vessel is one of her utilitarian pieces that we are offering. It is wonderful to hold and use. We love the contrast between the bone-colored exterior surface and the pale celadon of the interior glaze. And as with all of Young Mi’s work, this vessel lends a living sculptural presence to its environment.

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