Tim Christensen

The Good Supply Pemaquid Maine Environmental Artist Tim Christensen Ceramic Sgraffito Sculpture Made in USA

Here’s To You... Cup

$160.00
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Building the trust for such an experience takes time and patience. Stand as still as a statue with hand outstretched. Your arm may tire, but stay the course.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe reward is a gentle flutter on the palm, tiny talons holding onto your thumb.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe curious Chickadee may be small and endearing, but they're resilient and smart. One false move or a flinch, and they'll fly away. Keep at it, and you're sure to have countless quick and wonderful encounters. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTim Christensen's \"Here's To You\" cup captures this magical moment while toasting to its beauty. Here's to nature - to birds and breezes and trees and the good fortune to be among it all.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e- Measures 3\" tall \u003cbr\u003e- Porcelain\u003cbr\u003e- Sgraffito\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCeramic artist Tim Christensen divides his time between Portland and Downeast Maine. 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Firing much of his work at Watershed Center for Ceramic Art in Newcastle, Maine, Tim finds that the collaborative Midcoast institution's salt- and wood-fire kilns add variety and allow for the possibility of happy accidents, which are common in the ceramic world and offer welcome play on the artist's meticulous carvings.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTim has shown his work around the world and recently completed his first book. Written with co-author Carri Lange, “Reflect, Adapt, and Persevere” he tells of his travels and thoughts on environmental philosophy.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eArtist Statement \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\"My work is about the ever-changing web of relationships that surround us.  Individuals make contact to create relationships, relationships collide to create systems. 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Elvers

$175.00

Elvers

$175.00
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River Stones

$3,600.00

River Stones

$3,600.00
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Kingfisher Stream

$950.00
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Where salt meets fresh, green meets blue. Here we find the Kingfisher. Sitting in the branches over the sandy bank where they’ve built their nest burrow, scanning the clear waters for a meal.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe small crested diver plunges into the depths with his broad bill set on his target. Popping back to the surface with his reward, a small fish or frog, he’ll carry down the corridor to his mate and hungry chicks. These brook trout may be a bit too big for him to catch. He can always sit and watch and dream. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis hand thrown porcelain bowl by Tim Christensen is inspired by the nature around his home and studio in Downeast Maine. With bold black trees, a geometric edge, and a footed bottom full of pattern and fish, this bowl can stand alone as a beautiful centerpiece or fill for celebrating with family and friends.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e- Measures 4” tall x 10.25” x 3\" deep\u003cbr\u003e - Salt-fired porcelain\u003cbr\u003e- Sgraffito\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCeramic artist Tim Christensen divides his time between Portland and Downeast Maine. At his off-grid studio Tim finds inspiration for his porcelain pieces. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSchools of herring, flocks of chattering songbirds, and all matter of sea life are skillfully carved on the surfaces of his hand-thrown and constructed forms.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTim began working in clay in 1999, and has been etching his black and white pieces since 2004. 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Individuals make contact to create relationships, relationships collide to create systems. These systems change over time in response to the other systems around them. I envision my world as an infinite collection of active counterparts, individuals symbiotically wriggling and moving and jostling for space and resources.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eIn this sea of systems, of relationships, I sit and try to untangle it, sit and try to communicate what I see changing, being created, or disappearing into the past. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis is why I work in our most durable medium, porcelain, and in our longest unbroken historical record, pottery. 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Dark Woods

$3,400.00

Dark Woods

$3,400.00
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Dory

$700.00

Dory

$700.00
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Here’s to you UFO Driver Cup

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Octopods Cup

$160.00
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Night, Early Summer

$550.00
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Mixed Flock, Roque Bluffs February

$750.00
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Female Hooded Merganser

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