Dimensional canvases of expression, is one way to describe the artwork of John O’Brien. Whether it is a graceful vase or a sculpture making a statement he is always pushing the limitations of the medium.
John O’Brien is competitive by nature he has always taken his art seriously, continuing to learn and challenge himself. He feels that the versatility of the clay is only limited by the hands and mind of the artist that places the clay on the wheel. He strives to create something that has not already been created.
John has studied every aspect of the art form - from building his own wheels and kilns, to the chemistry of the clay and glazes. He has more than 30 years invested in his knowledge and ability of ceramic art. Presently, throwing on the wheel and sculpting are his primary forms.