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Laura Zindel

Laura Zindel Ceramics

"I believe that some objects can carry a personal history through a family from year to year. I hope that I can make art that a family member can hand down the line. Something bought on a whim that becomes the platter for the turkey or sits on the mantel. "Crazy old Uncle Larry bought that peculiar spider platter, and we just can't seem to part with it." I would like to be a part of that."

Laura Zindel combines her passion for ceramics and naturalist illustration into unique works of art that reflect the beauty, curiosity, and variety of the natural world. Her interest in nature and design is rooted in the simplicity of forms and truth to materials advocated by the Arts and Crafts movement. She is also drawn to Victorian "Cabinets of Curiosities," finding that these eclectic profusions of objects placed into cabinets with obsessive devotion touch something unexplainable and primal in her response to her art.

A ceramist by training, Zindel has always loved to draw with a pencil. Her initial drawings on the surface of clay with a glaze pencil ultimately led her to the transfer process for creating her work; her drawings are now silkscreened and printed as enamel transfers. This process also lent itself to repetition, allowing Laura to create exquisite surface patterns from her drawings on a wide variety of ceramic pieces.

 

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Small Vase: Seahorse
Ceramic Vase

$ 143
$ 121.55
Utensil Cup: Octopus
Ceramic Utensil Cup

$ 88
$ 74.80
Utensil Cup: Blue Crab
Ceramic Utensil Cup

$ 88
$ 74.80
Small Vase: Lobster
Ceramic Vase

$ 143
$ 121.55
Large Suffolk Sheep Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 325
$ 276.25
Medium Rooster Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 180
$ 153
Oval Platter: Blue Crab
Ceramic Platter

$ 180
$ 153
Magnolia Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65 - $ 325
$ 55.25 - $ 276.25
Pasta Bowl: Blue Crab
Ceramic Bowl

$ 350
$ 297.50
Large Round Platter: Lobster
Ceramic Platter

$ 650
$ 552.50
Quail Nest Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65 - $ 325
$ 55.25 - $ 276.25
Octopus Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65 - $ 325
$ 55.25 - $ 276.25
Blue Crab Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65 - $ 325
$ 55.25 - $ 276.25
Lobster Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 325
$ 276.25
Platter: Lobster
Ceramic Platter

$ 285
$ 242.25
Small Chipmunk Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65
$ 55.25
Small Hedgehog Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65
$ 55.25
Small Shrimp Bowl
Ceramic Bowl

$ 65
$ 55.25
Set of Three Jars: Hops
Ceramic Vessel

$ 187
$ 158.95
Pasta Bowl: Clover
Ceramic Bowl

$ 352
$ 299.20
Creamer: Wood Fern
Ceramic Serving Piece

$ 48
$ 40.80
Sugar Bowl: Coiled Wood Fern
Ceramic Serving Piece

$ 55
$ 46.75
Pasta Bowl: Seahorse
Ceramic Bowl

$ 352
$ 299.20
Utensil Cup: Fox Portrait
Ceramic Utensil Cup

$ 88
$ 74.80
Platter: Clover Plant
Ceramic Platter

$ 285
$ 242.25
Platter: Harlequin Beetle
Ceramic Platter

$ 285
$ 242.25
Rooster Large Round Platter
Ceramic Platter

$ 650
$ 552.50