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Julie Peck

high-relief carved ceramics


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art by somerville artistJuliePeck titledBounce Vase
Bounce Vase Dark earthenware clay carved and glazed 17"h x 6"d x 3.5"deep
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Events 2024

  • Open Studios (May 4+5, 12-6pm)
    Map# 27
    Julie Peck Studio
    21 Willow Avenue  
    [Not reported as Accessible]
  • Inside-Out Gallery Show
    (April 19 - May 20, 2024)
    CVS Windows, One Davis Square (Map #E1)
  • Locavore Show: Community
    (April 19 - May 12, 2024)
    Neighborhood Produce, 691 Broadway (Map #E2)
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Artist's Statement

My ceramic work is built with a dark brown earthenware clay. I love this clay for its color and its strength. I am able to build a wide variety of forms, with thick slabs and fat coils and then carve my imagery into the clay. The carving melds the surface decoration into the form of the piece. It is a play of 2 and 3 dimensional design unique to clay. Once the building is complete, each piece is hand-painted with glaze. I divide my time between studio work for local galleries, commission work, teaching at Mudflat Studios, Indigo Fire and leading MCC grant funded school based ceramic projects. Every month brings a different adventure in clay for me.

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