The following via his website:
Rochefort’s sculptures are provisioned by the artist as ‘Gloops’. They
are interpretive, mis-formed, and flawlessly amassed hollow ceramic.
Each piece profiles an affective relationship to the emasculated
characterization of infantile attachment to object. Typically, a teddy
bear, robust at core, falls short of true charity with arms truncated
and squat. In these sculptures, Rochefort’s idea pairs the masculine
iconography of automotive paint with the symbolic gifting of toy for
Brian Rochefort is a Los Angeles based mixed media sculptor working in
ceramic and automotive paint. Born and raised in Rhode Island he
attended the Rhode Island School of Design, receiving a BFA in Ceramics.
He was the recipient of the Lillian Fellowship as an artist in
residence at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic arts from
For more information regarding CV and/or artist statement
oh and he makes these drool worth cups too!