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4401 N Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60640
USA

Call: (1) 773 769 4226

Email:
gallery@lillstreet.com

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday:
10am to 7:30pm

Friday to Saturday:
10am to 6pm

Sunday:
10am to 5pm

Featured Ceramic Artist: Ryan McKerley

CLICK HERE - 10 Questions for Ryan McKerley

10 Questions for Ryan McKerley
*PRODUCTS are at the bottom of this page


What was the impetus for becoming a ceramic artist?
I knew that I would be an artist in high school. I started working with clay in college and I fell in love with the material and communal aspect of ceramics

What inspires your forms and surfaces?
Material and technique inspire my forms and surfaces.

Who are your favorite artists?
Ricardo Paniaqua and Sol LeWitt.

How did your current aesthetic style come to be?
I began experimenting with water carving around 2000. Everything I do now is a continuation of that experiment.

What is your favorite form to make?
Tumblers and jars.

What advice do you have for aspiring artists?
Buy property. Draw everyday. Travel.

Do you have other creative outlets/practices?
Nope

If you weren’t an artist, what would your dream job be?
Designer

Any favorite meal/food?
Chicken Kaarage from East Side Kings.

What has been your most memorable trip/vacation/residency?
Penland 2008. I was a studio assistant to Paul Dresang and Matt Wilt.

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