Leslie Klein Clay Artist and Sculptor
The ancient quality of clay has been a fascination. Unearthed during most archaeological quests, it survives; divulging the history and traditions of the tribe, the fate of a civilization, and the richness of their culture.

Creating contemporary artifacts, symbolic of ceremony, ritual and in tribute to nature, transports me from the commonplace into the tombs and sacred places of the ancient world.

Sculptural works are mostly slab constructed using a stoneware body clay, and then low fired. Acrylic or oils are then painted onto the fired clay, often with the addition of hand rubbed metallic patinas. Some pieces incorporate other media such as wood, metal, vintage trinkets and found objects.

Page 1 2 3