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Andrea Olmstead

The Proposition

Stoneware ceramic figurative sculpture, handbuilt.



12 x 20 x 7

After becoming a mother, I felt a deep-rooted fear and vulnerability for my children’s safety, wherever danger might come from. However, I also began to recognize a primal fury in myself to protect my children that matched the ferociousness of any alligator. I believe this strength is not something new brought on by having children, but an inherent power unburied and rediscovered that all women carry.

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