Collection Thirty Four: Izette Felthun

Female Deities

Collection Thirty Four: Izette Felthun

Special Previews Available by Appointment
22 - 24 March 2023
Phone: 0438 700 712
Email: [email protected]

Opening Celebration & Meet the Artist
Saturday, 25 March, 1 - 3pm
Rochfort Gallery, 317 Pacific Highway, North Sydney


Izette's body of work focuses on female deities as a symbol of existence and presence.
Inspired by phenomenological theories of Merleau-Ponty, she believes that the body is the primary site of knowing the world.

Izette's pieces undergo a three-stage process. Moulding, firing and finally, release into the world Her sense of touch and mealleability of clay, together with the unpredictability of the naked raku firing process adds energy and life to the forms.

The inner and outer surfaces of the figures are intertwined The sculptures are powerful, united in form and symbolize the outer garment of our inner lives. She uses colour to highlight form - to add another layer to the pieces. The white and pastel slip colour envelop the form with the feminine. The naked raku surface "blushes" like soft tender skin with the works, reinforcing a corporeal connection.

Izette's works is a testament to the potential of ceramics to evoke thought, emotion and another perspective on the world.

Date & Time

22 March 2023

Start - 10:00 am Saturday

29 April 2023

End - 4:00 pm Australia/Sydney

Rochfort Gallery

317 Pacific Highway,
North Sydney NSW 2060
0422 039 834
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Rochfort Gallery

0422 039 834

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