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Why do we often assume that art is not functional? On the other hand, why do we rarely view the purely functional as a work of art? Bayview artist Ian McDonald delves directly into the world of form and function in his bright and austere studio. With ceramics as a current focus, McDonald also works with wood, textiles and various other materials that allow for direct manipulation. When asked about his source of inspiration, McDonald revealed that it is the begun process of work itself that serves as his guide on where to go next.
Read an interesting interview and see more images of his beautiful artwork here.