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#ceramics#flowers#Megan Bogonovich#sculpture

Spikes, Interlocked Rings, and Bold Bulges Sprout from Megan Bogonovich’s Otherworldly Ceramic Botanicals

May 18, 2023

Grace Ebert

Two otherworldly botanical sculptures

Photo by Cooper Dodds. All images © Megan Bogonich, courtesy of Kishka Gallery & Library, shared with permission

“There is a tree on my road that has been cut very strangely to accommodate a power line, and I think about that tree a lot,” says Megan Bogonovich, who envisions the otherworldly potential of human touch on the environment through playful, botanical sculptures.

Based in Norwich, Vermont, Bogonovich recognizes nature’s immense capability for adaptation and strength in seemingly inhospitable spaces. “

Rooted in play and the “c

An otherworldly botanical sculpture with open flowers and one large head on the left

Photo by Cooper Dodds

These malleable forms are then fired and readied for glazing, a slow, meticulous process that involves several layers and bouts in the kiln at varying temperatures. “

Bogonovich works with Kishka Gallery & Library, where she recently held a solo show, and has sculptures on view through May 20 at SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York. Find more of her pieces on her site and Instagram.

An otherworldly botanical sculpture with a flower and two orange orbs near the base

Photo by Cooper Dodds

Two otherworldly botanical sculptures

Photo by Cooper Dodds

Four photos, each of a single otherworldly botanical sculpture

Photos by Megan Bogonovich

Spikes on the left and a glimmering flower on the right of a surreal botanical sculpture

Photo by Cooper Dodds

A group of otherworldly botanical sculptures

Photo by Chad Finer

#ceramics#flowers#Megan Bogonovich#sculpture

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