COMPOSING FORM | Helen Day Art Center

June 22-August 24, 2019

Helen Day Art Center, Stowe Vermont

June 22- August 24, 2019

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 22, 5pm – 7pm


This group exhibition of contemporary sculptors working in ceramics highlights both figurative and abstract work that is both poetic and humorous, referencing human history, intervention, and experience.


Artists Include:


Leslie Ferrin, director of Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams, MA will speak in conversation with curator, Rachel Moore about contemporary ceramics and the artists in Composing Form, the current exhibition at Helen Day Art Center.

Ferrin, a specialist in contemporary ceramics for forty years, represents several of the artists Moore chose for the survey exhibition. The two will discuss recent works by artists whose cultural identities are evident in the narratives conveyed through painted surfaces and sculpted form both in the exhibition and other examples in the field.  The conversation will also touch on the influences and experiences of artists in the exhibition including American artist, Cristina Cordova whose Puerto Rican heritage is a major influence on her work and the four international artists in the exhibition, Russian born, Sergei Isupov Estonian born Kadri Parnamets and two who now produce their work in Jingdezhen, China, the birthplace of porcelain, Robin Best, Australian and Hong Kong-born Sinying Ho.

Curator Talk:

Leslie Ferrin and Rachel Moore in conversation at the Helen Day Art Center.

August 15, 2019 at 5:30pm

In the Exhibition