Being a farmer's son, I have had the
fortune of growing up in the midst of abundant nature.
Of all natural elements, the earth has a particular appeal to me. It's the fundamental source of life, and culture. All the great civilizations of the world have at various times been born, peaked, and declined on the simple brownish thing called soil.
Personally, moreover, this natural resource
has always been part and parcel of my life. My
In art, clay has lent itself to become the message of my imagination. Its boundless frame allows me to explore my inner world, and to develop it into as many shapes and forms as I like. Freedom of expression, the ultimate bliss for an artist like me, can be achieved because of this natural element. When applying clay to my art work, I feel that I could relive the joy of becoming part of nature, even if that's only momentarily.
All the worlds you are seeing in this
exhibition, I hope, will raise some awareness of the