This thesis was undertaken to explore the possibilities of utilizing the boat as a unique form for my own work in the realm of ceramic sculpture. I dealt with the boat as a metaphor to depict personal fantasies, daydreams and past encounters. In these pieces I depict the sense of freedom I feel from skimming across the surface of water. Some appear as though they are in rapids of a river. Another is a depiction of being in the middle of a big body of water and feeling rather small.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Ceramic sculpture--Themes, motives; Ceramic sculpture--Technique; Boats and boating in art
Department, Program, or Center
School of Art (CIAS)
Place, Scott, "The Boat as sculptural metaphor" (1996). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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