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The whimsical peculiar animal ceramic sculptures of Fiona Tunnicliffe

New Zeland-based artist Fiona Tunnicliffe creates a whole world of peculiar and fantastical creatures by blending animal figures with objects, textiles, textures, and patterns in her ceramic sculptures. It’s a true delight to examine each detail.

Award-winning ceramic artist Fiona Tunnicliffe has been working as a full time potter for over 30 years. Her beautiful pieces almost always use animal forms as a starting point. Each of Tunnicliffe’s formed ceramic animals seem to exude their own unique personality. The unique charm of each of her pieces is enhanced by the textures, patterns, text, and relief work she applies to the sculpture’s coat and shape. Her work is collected and treasured widely.

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