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Membership rate through the convention.
Young Adult (17-21)US$$100
The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago

Artist Gallery

Christina Collins

I first began working in clay in 1976 and immediately fell in love with it. To take a sloppy wet ball of mud and transform it into a beautiful functional object with just my hands, some water and a spinning potters wheel to me just seemed magical. More than 35 years later it still does. After spending my childhood drawing all over everything it just seemed natural to draw on my pottery. I began carving the drawings into relief when I was still in school and that has become my signature style. The clay I choose to work with is a white, high firing stoneware that has the look of porcelain but is easier to throw and carve. Each of my pieces is made one at a time and decorated entirely by hand making each one a unique piece of functional art.

Artwork: Oriental Dragon Jar