New Hampshire Magazine feature about Sibylle
have enjoyed a collaborative studio for over 20 years. Our individual
creative approach is very diverse. Sibylle
will risk all by taking an idea through to completion in clay and
then evaluate the fired results. Ron prefers to eliminate reduce much
risk by sketching prior to working with the clay. We benefit from
the exposure to our creative diversity and personalities. We exchange
ideas, criticize, and suggest directions to follow. Sibylle's appreciation
of movement and flow has led to a body of altered forms. Ron is attracted
to graphic design and sculptural elements in his work. We are
both energized by the fulfillment of the creative process.
|Our combined talents
have enabled us to produce a wide range functional/decorative work.
The lines comprise: Sumi-e style painted surfaces, Celadon
and Red accents graphically contrasted, Cratered like surfaces,
as well as Air Brushed colors and forms for Japanese style
flower arranging. Sibylle has expanded the sumi-e decorative technique
to colorful clay paintings. Our gardens provide the subjects for the
Our formal education is in the arts. Sibylle began her studies
in Europe and continued her education at FIT in NYC where we met.
Ronald was attending Cooper Union at the time after fine art classes
at The Brooklyn Museum Art School. We have continued our clay studies
through courses and workshops sponsored by the League
of NH Craftsmen, Worcester Art center and the NH