Some people collect coffee spoons or antique Coke bottles, but for those who love hometown buildings, ceramic artist Kai Drobish opens up a whole new world of collecting. Modeling area landmarks on 5X7 inch hand-built tiles, this artwork can be hung side-by-side to create an entire town on your living room wall or singly to honor a favorite place as an “architectural memory”.
Notes Kai, “Growing up with an artistic mother, I seemed to be always making things. Upon entering college, I became a ceramic major – fun, joy, loved it! But around my junior year I panicked thinking that I had to major in something that would translate into a ‘real’ career. I graduated from LSU with a BA in Political Science and the funny thing is that 15 years later, here I am working as a full-time ceramic artist! I can’t believe my luck – making my living doing something I love!”
Two themes permeate her work: Architecture – she can spend days walking down the same streets, noticing new details on buildings and she loves being able to express that in her artwork; and Animals – she has a love for all creatures and enjoys interpreting them in clay often with a whimsical view. “Working in clay makes all things possible and I am only limited by own creativity,” says Kai.
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The Mansion Foundation considers it an honor to partner with Kai by offering these one of a kind plaques and ornaments.
Please click the link to order and we thank you for your support of the Governor’s Mansion Preservation Foundation.