Sharon Ho – Ceramics and Assemblage, Optimism and Co.
Sharon Ho is a contemporary ceramic and assemblage artist whose works express movement and life through hand built, organic forms. Vessels are bulbous, ripe with possibility and invite holding. Surfaces suggest fluidity, relying on undulating hand built texture and softly layered glazes to reflect light in unexpected ways.
Her assemblage artwork juxtapose ceramic centerpieces with felted wool, fiber, driftwood and found objects in combinations of textures that are clearly influenced by the sea and forests that surround her home on Orcas Island in the Pacific Northwest.
Founder of Optimism and Co. and co-convener of Felt+Ceramic Studio and Makerspace in Eastsound, Sharon is an arts educator and active in local student music performance activities. Photographic prints, cards and bound books by Sharon are also on exhibit in the Studio that is shared by several artists and artisans as group work and exhibit space.
Guild Member since 2019