Studio Art Comps

Katya Thronweber '11, 2010 Studio Art Comps, Exploration of Cob

For this project, a medium most often used for building houses was invited and encouraged and perhaps at times coerced into becoming various vegetable and figural forms.  All the ingredients that make up the pieces can be extracted from the earth and decompose back into the earth. All the pieces were built from cob and were created as mostly hollow forms leaving the journey of their creation visible to the viewer. The clay used in the project was harvested from the Carleton College Arboretum.

Sculptures in the Making

Cob Sculpture 

Cob Squash