|I think of my work in clay as drawings with a function. My ceramic forms are simple, and serve as ground for the fun part: sgraffito. My designs are inspired by nature, and my renderings of classic motifs like leaves, flowers and birds, are stylized and almost cartoon-like.|
Maxine Hugon is a newcomer to pottery, but has been a lifelong artist. She has work experience as a painter, illustrator and graphic designer. Maxine holds a BA in Fine Arts from Harvard College. Over the past few years, she has received several prizes and has been featured in galleries around Massachusetts. She was also in a 2008 issue of Community Magazines.
Her work is influenced by many cultures and time periods, including medieval architecture, interlacing Celtic design, English wallpaper patterns, 11th century Chinese carved vessels, and the things she sees everyday.
This artist resides in South Royalton.