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Abby Lingle Mott

Abby Lingle Mott was awarded a 2012 East Central Regional Arts Council/McKnight Fellowship for professional artists. She is a ceramics artist and will be exploring textured surface treatments of wheel thrown and combination hand built extruded pottery vessels.

Mott resides in Mille Lacs County and has a studio in Princeton, MN.  You can find her online at  www.abbylingle.com 

Artist Statement

Working with clay calms my soul, letting it sing and dance as it is released in forms otherwise unexpressed.

I enjoy the earthiness of clay, getting dirty to transform something crude and natural into something strong, elegant, and even useful.  I am able to express myself through controlled, strong vessels and thier unblemished canvases, making them my own through embellishments and flare.  Inspired by Art Nouveau, I find pleasure in creating classic, simple and smooth forms that harmonize with moving, free-flowing lines of slip trailing and intricate carvings.  Allocating space, finding balance and unity in a piece brings out an inner beat that makes me dance.  

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