Teapots 9th Invitational @ Morgan Contemporary Glass

Participating Artists

susan aaron-taylor / devyn baron-griley / mary beth bellah / keith belles

robert bender & christina bothwell / carol gentithes / joey chiarello / eunsuh choi

paveen “beer” chunhaswasdikul / benjamin cobb / annette corcoran / daniel s. coyle

derek decker / lisa demagall / holly dobkin / jean ann fausser / melanie feerst

julia feld / edric florence / eugenia frith meltzer / rae gold / amy goldstein-rice

geoffry gorman / krista grecco / gerit grimm / sean hennessey / thomas hubert

fred johnston shelley jones / ahrong kim / jim kransberger / al krueger / nancy kubale

chadd lacy / ron layport / pamela macgregor / jennifer maestre / ashley mcfarland

micaela mcghee / dorothy mcguinness / merrill morrison / mai orama muñiz

matthew naftzger / kelly o’dell / mary ann & malcolm owen / susan parrish / david peters

angus powers / ceres rangos / tammie rubin / meryl ruth / todd sanders

nanci schrieber-smith / demetra theofanous / catherine thornton / stephanie trenchard

shalene valenzuela / sarah west / terry d. wise / sheryl zacharia


monday morning eye candy: Brian Rochefort

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

Brian Rochefort


oh and he makes these drool worth cups too!