The massive plaster casts in the Hall of Architecture are your inspiration for investigating texture through the medium of plaster. Michigan-based ceramicist Abigail Murray will guide participants through a series of explorations into adding texture to plaster forms.
Immerse yourself in all things plaster! Come early at 1 p.m. to hear from Michigan-based architect, Steven Mankouche, and CMU architecture professor, Josh Bard, about their collaborations and innovations with architectural plaster.
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About the Artist
Abigail received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and spent years making sculpture and installations before her ideas turned toward function. Inspired by a request for dishes from a friend and the intimacy of the relationship between pots and their users, she founded her brand in 2012. All pieces are made by her in her studio in Detroit, using a combination of hand building and slip casting techniques.