Photo: Patricia Volk in Bradford on Avon, South West

Patricia Volk

Artist, Maker

I believe the juxtapositions of pure shape and colour create wonderful contradictions of power and fragility, stability and precariousness. Their tentative proximities, frictions and “rubbing against each other” reflect, for me, the relationships between human beings. The awkward but beautiful partnership between the strong and the weak, the delicate and the robust—creating sometimes a balanced structure, and at other times one that seems as if it might topple, but keeps standing. Just as relationships between people, in life. read full statement

Location Bradford on Avon, South West
Activities Public art, Exhibitions programme, Commissioning, Collecting
Artforms / type of project Ceramics, Sculpture