Molly Hatch, Render: Chinoiserie, USA, 2013

Molly Hatch, Render: Chinoiserie, USA, 2013
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Molly Hatch, Render: Chinoiserie, USA, 2013

Molly Hatch Hand-Painted Porcelain Plates Chinoiserie – Todd Merrill

A 14 -piece plate painting by Molly Hatch made of hand-thrown and hand-painted porcelain plates inspired by the historic textile collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London which have been sourced in collaboration with curators of the museum for an exhibition during the  London Design Festival, September 14-22,  2013.

Artist Statement about RENDER:

In an effort to claim the functional surface as a painting surface, RENDER is a new collection of plate paintings and vases made sourcing the textile and ceramic collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

In the translation and re-working of historic fabric pattern to the ceramic surface of a group of plates, RENDER becomes an exploration of the relationship between the historic and the contemporary with artworks crossing over categories of decorative art, design and fine art. Through shift in scale, color and context, the compositions of plates both abstract and highlight aspects of the textile patterns, encouraging a new dialog in pattern.

Fascinated by how we live with objects, how and why we acquire objects and what happens to them throughout history, I see this exhibition as a reflection of the life of surface pattern through the decorative art continuum.

Molly Hatch studied drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics and received her BFA at the Museum School in Boston in 2000. After several ceramic residencies and apprenticeships in the US  and abroad, she received her MFA in ceramics at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2008. In 2009, she was awarded the prestigious Arts/Industry Residency in the Pottery at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin which laid the foundation for her career as an artist designer with many retailers worldwide. Hatch’s work has been widely collected and commissioned and exhibited at art fairs nationally and internationally. This has been an important year for Hatch, she had her first solo museum exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Alliance from February 7- April 28, 2013 and was included in a contemporary decorative art exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston titled “New Blue and White” from February 17-July 14th 2013. Hatch is currently preparing for a major installation of her work at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta in February 2014 and Chronicle Books will be publishing a book of her work in the spring of 2015.

Dimensions: 32″ H x 40″ W X 1.5″ D

Additional Information

CREATOR:

Molly Hatch

TITLE:

Render: Chinoiserie

COUNTRY:

USA

CREATION DATE:

2013

MATERIALS:

14 Hand-thrown and hand-painted porcelain plates with glaze and underglaze

REFERENCE NUMBER:

TMSC1671

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