In its Raw state, clay responds to the maker's hand with unrivaled sensitivity and expressive power. Fingerprints,gouges,and tool marks remain, energizing the surface of figures that emerge. As I work the clay, I search for forms that communicate on a profound level." MM

Marlene Miller has exhibited as a figurative ceramic sculptor for more than 20 years. She has exhibited internationally at the Fletcher Challenge International Ceramics Exhibit at the Aukland Museum in New Zealand, XII International Biennial of Ceramic Art at the Chateau-Musee of France, and the Faenze International Ceramics Exhibition in Italy.