Sophie Kate Curran
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" Ruins of Modernity "
10 X 15 X 7 cm
Ceramic, Semi -Porcelain
immersed in slip clay then ground and expose surfaces
About Sophie Kate Curran:
Sophie Kate Curran is an Irish Fine Art Artist and Designer based in Studio 218 Dublin.
She has recently completed a Bachelor of Arts in Ceramics and Glass at the National College of Art and Design.
Intuitively drawn to a use of multiples, she often pursues a thematic of Identity, Memory and Relationships.
Sophie’s Entropy and Anfractuous collection explores concepts of fragility and instability.
Using innovative ceramic methods she takes the everyday teabag s a metaphor to represent her ideas
relating to the entropy of Irish Society and transforms it into a scupltural form.
This work is very much reliant on the forms innate to the natural process’s used.
Her inspiration comes from Irish Society, organic structures and dendrochronoloy
as she explores the idea of preseving the present and creating remains for future.
Her most recent work explores a similar theme while explore the Anfractuous nature of Irelands past
a narrative which twists and turns will prevent it from regressing in the future.
Her work has been shown at Gallery Zozimus as part of group exhibitions,
and Clay/works Ceramics Ireland Members Exhibition 2017 and 2018 at Dublin Castle.
She was recently selected to exhibit in Sculpture and Context 2018 at the National Botanical Gardens,
the 10th Annual Irish Ceramic Awards Exhibition at MillCove Gallery,
Kenmare and the final RDS Craft Awards Exhibition in 2017.
She has won the Zozimus Purchase Award 2017, Sculpture and Context,
at the National Botanic Gardens, a Future Makers Residency Award 2017 from the Design Crafts Council of Ireland
and A Young Artist Development Award 2018 from the South Dublin County Council,
she was recently shortlisted for the RDS Craft Awards 2018.