Caldera 2.0

$485

Ceramic Sculpture
by Kris Marubayashi

Hand-built ceramic
5.75″”H, 11.5″”W, 11.5””D

This bowl is hand-built, using a clay created by combining two different colored clays. Perlite is added to provide texture, and the sides are scraped with a tool to increase the texture.

 

Kris Marubayashi is a sansei (third generation Japanese American) woman who lives in Sacramento, CA. Her father was an architect/landscape architect who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright, and her mother was trained in decorative arts. Kris was born and raised in New York, but moved to California to learn about clay. She became involved in other interests but returned to clay in 2005, after a break of almost thirty years.

Kris uses various techniques and tools including the wheel, slab roller, rolling pin, press molds, slump molds, and hand building. While primarily using clay, she is exploring concrete (for its strength, unrestricted size, and flexibility), metal, and paper clay, and experimenting with different additives. Using a mid-fire clay (cone 4-6), her pieces are highly textural, and often resemble rocks and geological formations.

View Kris Marubayashi’s work

Shipping & Returns

Shipping is free within the continental United States. Most artwork ships within 5 days of purchase. Larger pieces are crated and take 7 – 10 days. You may decide to return any item within 7 days of receipt and receive a full refund, including original shipping charges. We do not refund return shipping costs unless artwork was received with damage and reported within 3 days. Please see our Return Procedure.

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What if I receive the artwork and change my mind?
We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. You may return any item within 7 days of receiving it. You will receive a full refund of the purchase price, including original shipping charges, in the same form of payment used to place your order. We do not cover return shipping costs.

What should I do if I receive a damaged piece of art?
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How much does shipping cost?
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Do you ship outside the United States?
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