Post-Consumer Series: Cup Saucer
Daniel L. Bare
90% Post-Consumer Ceramic Objects, 9% Glaze, and 1% Ceramic Raw Materials
Artworks - Height: 7.5 in
Width: 6 in
Depth: 5.75 in
Three plates cradle two patterned tea cups. All covered in an orange, black and blue glaze.
Daniel Bare is a Ceramic Technician and Instructor in GVSU's Art and Design Department.
In my work, I examine the impact of overproduction, consumption and disposal of resources to show how these actions affect ecological balance. "I feel an over-powering sense of gluttony and greed when I see the plethora of disregarded products that are briefly used and disposed casually. This cycle is indicative of a human view of resources and the world as an endless and miraculously self-renewing material. Curiously, one could see a beauty and power in the vastness of multiples and the sheer numbers of objects that are crafted everyday without notice."
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