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Benjamin Lambert

Biography to Display: 

Born Greene, Maine

EDUCATION

2008BFA Ceramics, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Maine

2015MFA Ceramics, Sculpture Minor, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES

2016Artist in Residence, Second Annual Arrowmont Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

2015—Visiting Assistant Professor, Alma College, Alma, Michigan

2010Studio Manager, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine

 

Benjamin Lambert is known for figurative ceramic sculptures that focus on the human or animal. Works are hand built earthenware. Surface techniques include carving, modeling, underglazes and, slips. Post firing, Lambert uses a variety of cold working techniques including but not limited to paints and washes.

Content is most often developed from Lambert's interest in environmental awareness, especially the relationship between humans and the natural world. He often uses humor as an element.

In addition to his personal creations, Lambert is a founding member of Ceramic Sculpture Culture https://ceramicsculptureculture.squarespace.com/

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Martin, Brigitte. Humor in Craft. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publications, 2012.

 

 

Fishing Trip 3
Date: 2018
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Paint, Slip, Underglaze
Courtesy Ceramic Sculpture Culture, Unifying the Narrative Figure, NCECA 2018.
Photo: TMP
Courtesy Ceramic Sculpture Culture, Unifying the Narrative Figure, NCECA 2018.
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified October 4, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/lambert-2