Monday, April 20, 2009
Gerry Wedd: Surfer and Potter
Sea Surfboards to check out an exhibition a friend had told me about. It was great. One of the artists, Gerry Wedd, really struck me and I think about these works often.
Gerry Wedd is a potter who makes amazing works that are both beautiful and are sometimes also functional.
The works that he put in the Natureboy exhibition were not soooo functional but certainly fulfilled the inspiring criteria of art and I spent some time lingering over his tiles, teapots, plates and thongs! Each piece was decorated with images of surfing and with certain surfers that in particular.
(Gerry, if you read this... are there any of those tiles left?)