Walter O'Neill, ceramic sculpture Artist directory :: Walter O'Neill, ceramic sculpture
Walter O'Neill creates modern abstract ceramic sculpture, pottery, and frescoes
After many years as a painter I started working in ceramics in 2018. Ceramics is now my primary studio art practice. I use hand-building techniques to create tabletop sculpture, vessels and wall reliefs. The work evolves from the material and process of manipulating clay, often exploring the relationship of the interior space and exterior of the form. My ceramics are exhibited locally. I teach ceramics classes for Broward Public Schools adult education program.
As a painter I primarily worked in the traditional technique of buon fresco . I painted portable, easel-size frescoes on a variety of support surfaces, such as ceramic tiles, and have created fresco murals in New York, Maine, and California. I taught fresco...
| ||clay sculpture, ceramics created in 2020, stoneware and earthenware|
| ||In these ceramic sculpture I employ dry pigment, graphite,and waxes to infuse the surface with color. All works are table top sized sculpture, maximum 15" tall, Contemporary, abstract, sculpture, pottery, |
| ||My ceramic sculpture use the vessel form of vase, bowl, or cup form as the foundation for expressive contemporary sculpture. I explore working with different clay bodies and glaze application.|
| ||true frescoes created on portable surfaces and example of a mural painted in a private home|
Blogsurrealism - a gallery talkOn Friday, Feb. 8, Walter will be presenting a gallery talk on "surrealism" at the Morgan Library and Museum, please contact for information and registration www.sidetour.com
opening Friday, January 18, 5-8pm
Walter' start of a blog
Just joined zhibit and found it remarkably easy to create a website! Now i have to get better photos of the artwork and download images of frescoes and works on paper. While i am looking for a new studio this has been a good way to spend time.