Chris Van Dyke / Van Dyke Jewelry and Fine CraftWhen I put my energy into creating a piece of jewelry, I strive to find the balance between beauty and...
Rose Tripoli Mueller
I pray for guidance in my work. This guidance, at its best, helps me express the wordlessness of human experience, things such as love and forgiveness. Sometimes the information comes to me in a dream, an event, or a premonition only to be understood later.
My work is hand-built and sculptural. I am not locked into any particular method, and that freedom allows the material (mostly clay) to dictate where the work goes. It is always an exciting and interesting process, because I can sense that the image is already in the clay and, at the proper time, it is revealed. Rose Tripoli Mueller, Ceramic Artist