This delicately detailed vase in a creamy white is by Loren Kaplan. A fine vertical wavy-leaf pattern decorates the exterior; the form is a pleasing water drop shape with an angled rim. One in a series.
“I make vessels because containers are about potential. My focus is on the space in between, defined spaces of emptiness making room for something to be held.”
She earned a BFA from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and studied at the Kim Sacks School of Ceramics. In 1995 she established a studio and began a teaching career with the Visual Arts and Crafts Academy in Johannesburg. Kaplan has exhibited regularly in South Africa and Toronto and received numerous awards. Her work is held in many private collections and in the South African Constitutional Court Art Collection.