Charles Bronfman’s Claridge Collection Auction: Part V: Decorative Arts
April 21, 2015
GREY SPOUTED TEAPOT
14.75" x 11.75" x 3.5" — 37.5 x 29.8 x 8.9 cm.
signed in pencil
"I relate it to life's lessons. Patience in the face of frustration and disappointment. It's not about clay so much as how it relates to our lives."
- Gary Merkel -
Born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Gary Merkel is a well-established ceramic artist and has exhibited throughout North America, including S.O.F.A in New York and Chicago, as well as in Japan and France. Merkel lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
Selected Corporate, Public and Private Collections
Art Gallery of Victoria, BC
Claridge Collection, Montreal, QC
2014 A Toast to Clay, The Potters Place Gallery, Courtenay, BC
2013 Salt of the Earth: Vessels for Tasteful Living, Metchosin Community Hall, BC
2012 Fired Up! Contemporary Works in Clay, Metchosin Community Hall, BC
Gary Merkel Video
Purchased directly from the artist