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Laurie Pollpeter Eskenazi

Laurie Pollpeter Eskenazi Gallery

"Art is personal and contains a small piece of the maker's soul"

I transform vintage designs into contemporary stoneware pieces. As a little girl I was fascinated with the items found on my Grandmother’s dresser old button boxes crazy quilts and hand tatted lace. For as long as I can remember I loved and created objects rich in texture pattern and color. I draw inspiration from the colorful tile work in Spain the intricate patterns and rich colors of places...

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... like India or Morocco and the traditional needle crafts made by women all over the world. Working in a somewhat spontaneous fashion striving for a non-manicured look, I layer impressions taken from vintage lace buttons and handmade stamps. My pallet is lush and vibrant and possesses a feminine playful touch that hopes to speak to contemporary sensibilities with bits of nostalgia woven into each piece.

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