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Installation view "Permanent Spectacle" at Denny Gallery, 2017

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Installation view "Permanent Spectacle" at Denny Gallery, 2017

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Installation view "Permanent Spectacle" at Denny Gallery, 2017

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Installation view "Permanent Spectacle" at the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, 2017

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Marble Bobcat, 2017
Porcelain, overglaze, decals, luster, terra cotta, wood
52 x 20 x 20 in/132 x 51 x 51 cm

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Dik Dik and Tapestry, 2017
Porcelain, overglaze, yarn, wood
50 x 36 x 18in/127 x 91 x 46 cm

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Rhesus and Hydria, 2017
Porcelain, overglaze, marble, wood
57 x 26 x 18in/145 x 66 x 46 cm

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Joshua Tree, Leque RedouxWood, cut paper, formica, PVD
24 x 42 x 8 in/70 x107 cm

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Nothing But Flowers, 2017
Hand cut paper
40.5 x 26 in/103 x 66 cm

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Vase with Handles, Sevres, 2017
Hand cut paper
35 x 22 in/89 x 56 cm

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Vase Pot Pourri, Sevres, 2017
Hand cut paper
29 x 27 in/74 x 67 cm

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Vase, Sevres, 2017
Hand cut paper
34.5 x 15 in/88 x 38 cm

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Finch’s Parrot IIPorcelain
16 x 7 x 7 in/41 x 18 x 18 cm

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Galactic Detritus II, 2017
Porcelain and PVD
22 x 12 x 9 in/56 x 30 x 23 cm

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Installation of "Facade" at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 2016

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Installation of "Facade" at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 2016

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Space Vase, Silver, 2015
Porcelain
10 x 6.5d in / 25 x 17d in

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Space Vase, Red Planet, 2015
Porcelain
10 x 6.5d in / 25 x 17d in

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Paradise Valley, 2015
Porcelain and PVD, LEDS, cut paper, plexiglass, wood
26 x 28 x 10 in/ 66 x 71 x 25 cm

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Dresdner Monkey, Sevres Style with Flute, 2015
Porcelain and PVD
6 x 11.5 x 4.5 in/ 15 x 29 x 11 cm

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Grand Theft, Ben, 2015
Porcelain and gold leaf
12 x 9.5 x 7 in/ 24 x 30 x 18 cm

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Future Retrieval

Future Retrieval is the collaboration of Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis. Katie Parker was born 1980 in Jonesboro, AR and Guy Michael Davis was born 1978 in Bartlesville, OK. They both live in Cincinnati, OH.

Future Retrieval utilizes three-dimensional scanning and digital manufacturing of found forms that are molded and constructed in porcelain, mimicking the history of decorative arts and design. Their process addresses the conceptualization, discovery, and acquisition of form, to make content-loaded sculptures that reference design and are held together by craft. They incorporate an interdisciplinary approach to their work, striving to make influential historic objects relevant to today.

Katie Parker is an Assistant Professor of Art and Guy Michael Davis is an Annualized Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. They both received their MFA from The Ohio State University and BFA from Kansas City Art Institute, MO. They have an upcoming solo exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA. Their work is held in numerous collections such as Arizona State University Ceramics Research Center (Tempe, AR), Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati, OH), 21C Museum/Hotel (Durham, NC), Society of Dresden Porcelain Art (Frietal, Germany), and The Pottery Workshop (Jingdezhen, China). They are the recipients of prestigious awards and residencies such as the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship and Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency.

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