Clay, gesso, oil paint, rope
14.5" x 7.5" x 3.5"
"Premature Cull" is a figurative vessel inspired by stories of local oyster fishers. The vessel mimics the form of the Canaanite burial pods I've modeled my sculptures after for years, but also resembles the color and texture of the oyster itself. The expression is of one who is pulled too soon.