Connie Cheifetz


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Art Work Description

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Firing Methods
  • Electric
  • Oxidation
  • Mid-Range
Types of Clay Used
  • Stoneware
  • Porcelain
Forming Methods and Techniques
  • Slabs
  • Pinched
  • Hand Built
  • Draped
  • Coil
  • Carved
Finishing Methods and Techniques
  • Painted Slips
  • Underglazes
  • Oxides
  • Washes
Forms Types
  • Plates
  • Cups
  • Tumbler
  • Coffee Mugs
  • Vase
  • Planters
  • Organic
  • Figurative
Artwork Description
  • Functional
  • Non-Functional
  • Organic
  • Earthy
  • Simple
Artist Statement
I make intimate sculptures and functional work. Many are rattles. Each is hand formed from slabs, pinching and or coils. I apply textures through carving, slip trailing and stamping. I have begun experimenting with screen printing. I use mid range stoneware and porcelain. Finishes are most often Cone 6 oxidation but you never know what I'll try next.
I have been making things with clay "in my spare time" since I was a teenager. Now that I am retired I am spending more time honing my craft. While I did not pursue an art degree I have taken dozens of art workshops from a wealth of talented instructors, most in the ceramics realm.

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