Award winning ceramic water sculpture - Symmetry by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2012 in The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. Inspired by Dahlia and Coral forms, it was sculpted in my own grogged paper clay body and high fired in an electric kiln. See www.ceramicforms.com

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  • Public Award at Sculpture at the Castle 2013 2013 Public Award at Sculpture at the Castle 2013, Blarney Castle Gardens, Co. Cork for ceramic sculpture
  • Sculpture in Context Award for a Work of Distinction at The National Botanic Gardens in 2012 for large-scale ceramic sculpture Symmetry.
  • Public Award at Outside: Insight - Sculpture in the Gardens 2008 at Brigit's Gardens, Galway for ceramic sculpture Pollen Hotspot.
  • Sculpture in Context Award for a Work of Distinction at The National Botanic Gardens in 2004 for large-scale ceramic sculpture The Age of Christ.

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Ceramic wall sculpture Synergy by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2015 at The National Botanic Gardens. Inspired by a shoreline in the Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland. The synergy of soft & hard, water & rock, stillness & rage, light & shade is the inspiration for the piece. Hand sculpted and modelled in a crank stoneware clay & electric fired to 1260°C. www.ceramicforms.com
Award winning ceramic water sculpture by Michelle Maher - Pollen Hotspot. Shown here in the Lochan at Brigit's Garden, Co. Galway.The pollen were hand sculpted in my own grogged paper clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260°C (Cone 8).The piece is inspired by microscopic pollen grains - measured in nanometers these tiny grains are perhaps natures greatest sculptures. www.ceramicforms.com
Ceramic outdoor sculpture - Fusion by Michelle Maher, exhibited at Sculpture in Context 2010 at the The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. The piece is inspired by fungi and coral forms in nature and was sculpted in a crank stoneware clay body, fired to Cone 8 in an electric kiln. www.ceramicforms.com
Award winning ceramic water sculpture - Symmetry by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2012 in The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. Inspired by Dahlia and Coral forms, it was hand sculpted in my own grogged paper clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260°C (Cone 8). Symmetry is now part of the permanent collection at Blarney Castle, Cork. www.ceramicforms.com
Ceramic outdoor sculpture - Fauna or Flora? by Michelle Maher. Shown here at Sculpture in Context 2014 in The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. The piece was inspired by orange peel fungi, sea slugs and lettuce coral, it was hand sculpted and modelled in a crank clay body and high fired in an electric kiln to 1260°C (Cone 8). www.ceramicforms.com
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