Jackie (Jaquline) Hurlbert is active/lives in Oregon. Jackie Hurlbert is known for symbolic, abstract ceramics, painting.
Biography Jackie Hurlbert
Jackie Hurlbert's ceramics are not narrative in the sense that they tell a story, but the visual language that she uses is intended to communicate something beyond representation or pure aesthetics. She has created a vocabulary of symbolism, where over-sized feet denote the strength to stand alone, and exaggerated hands beckon you to step inside yourself.
The surface of these sculptures are first glazed with a dark charcoal gray, emphasizing the form and acting as under-painting or a sketch for the painted surface that is then applied. As painting is such an integral part of Jackie Hurlbert's process, it is not surprising to discover that this activity also spills out on to surfaces more conventionally associated with the medium. Wha
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