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DEPARTMENT OF ART & ART HISTORY

Canne Holladay

GRADUATE STUDENT, CERAMICS

Canne Holladay graduated Summa Cum Laude from Auburn University in May of 2016 with a Bachelors of Fine Art with concentration in Ceramics and a Minor in French. Her work has been featured in many shows locally and across the country, including The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA. She recently won The Dean’s Choice Purchase Award in the 2016 Juried Student Show in the Auburn University Department of Art and Art History for her piece Uterus Vase. She has worked as a pottery instructor at the Dean Road Ceramics Center, and as the Ceramics Studio assistant at Auburn University.

Stomach is part of a larger series which pairs ceramic vessels with histological imagery. This body of work observes how histology, the study of the microscopic structure of tissues, allows a new perspective on the body. Just as the world in which humans interact is composed of many repeated shapes, objects, and events, the body is formed by repeated types of cells, structures, and tissues. Holladay’s work is created to be interactive through the form and function of the object made for the home.

Stomach, Stoneware fired to ^10 in reduction, 24.25” x 11” x 11”, 2016

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