Laurie Steer: The Abundance of Water

Venue: Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga

Date: Monday 14 June 2021

Start Time: 10:00am

End Time: 04:00pm

Age Restriction: All Ages

Free Admission

Based in Mount Maunganui, contemporary artist Laurie Steer specialises in unique wood-fired ceramics. Initially trained in sculpture, Steer’s fascination with pottery led him to work under renowned late-ceramicist Barry Brickell for several years from Brickell’s base in Coromandel. He credits the eminent potter with enabling him to ‘un-learn’ certain conceptual restrictions gleaned from the art school environment, leading Steer to embrace irreverent and ever-expanding approaches to forming objects from the earth, all of which exist both inside and outside of the gallery environment.

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