Jeff Irwin
Shake Buddy

Jeff Irwin (American, b. 1954)
Shake Buddy 2009
white earthenware
16.25 x 15.25 x 7.5″
Kamm Collection 2009.15.4
Photos: courtesy of the artist.

Jeff Irwin uses tree imagery in many of his ceramic sculptures. These typically feature log and branch forms, and some have painted woodgrain and bark patterns. He also creates striking contrasts with the addition of animal images, as in this teapot sculpture of a sitting dog.

See more of Irwin’s remarkable ceramic sculpture on his website.