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Eva Funderburgh

A sculptor whose work ranges from clay to bronze to installation work, the movement and emotional content of Evaís work stands out, regardless of the medium

Technically a Seattle native, Eva grew up in Kansas and Pennsylvania. She then attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelorís in Science and Art, with focuses on chemistry and sculpture. Not long after graduation she made her way back to her birthplace of Seattle with her partner, Ben.

In Seattle, Eva has worked with other wood fire potters and sculptors, becoming part of the regular crew on two local anagama kilns, Santatsugama and Ochawangama. In 2006 she teamed up with five other artists to create Florentia Clayworks, a small cooperative clay studio. She has also been involved with the Pratt Fine Art Center, first as a student, and then starting in 2014 as a teacher in their Foundry program, where she regularly teaches Introductory Bronze casting. Because of Evaís background in chemistry, she is especially fascinated with patinas for bronze.

In 2010, Eva spent five weeks as an artist in residence at the Guldagergaard Center for Ceramics in Skaelskor, Denmark. This inspired her to increase the complexity of her work, leading to both larger sizes and more nuanced emotional content in her sculptural pieces. This residency also proved to be the start of a renewed interest in installation work: she now has pieces in a permanent installation in a Seattle school, as well as temporary installations in various galleries and a museum. Her work also graces private and public collections on four continents and in twelve countries.

Nowadays, Eva conducts workshops in sculpting in clay, bronze, and installation, besides continuing her own work in all three areas as well.

I find my work comes from a sense of whimsy at the world, and a deep rooted enjoyment in life. Each day, I try to take time to look around and appreciate the intensity of being that comes from being alive. These feelings are what I try to enclose in my art. I try to share the calm view of a forest in the cool curve of a cup. I work to capture the immense joy and mischief that I see in the world through the expressions of my sculptures, and their eagerness for movement. I feel that wood firing fits my work.†. .†it gives the pieces freedom and energy to fit their form.



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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "A Fine Platter of Fish"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "A Fine Platter of Fish"

2016. Wood fired stoneware. Two angles shown, above. Dimensions: 14" wide x 7.5" deep x 6" tall. For further information on the availability and shipping estimates for this item, please contact the Gallery.
$1,000.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Anemone Beast"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Anemone Beast"

2016. Wood fired porcelain. Three angles shown, above. Dimensions: 4" wide x 2" long x 3" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$230.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Atoll"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Atoll"

2013. Wood fired porcelain and stoneware. Dimensions: 4" wide x 5" long x 9" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$460.00
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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Barnacle Study"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Barnacle Study"

2012. Wood fired porcelain. Dimensions: 5" wide x 4" long x 7" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$380.00
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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Bellows Beast"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Bellows Beast"

2016. Wood fired porcelain. Two angles shown, above. Dimensions: 4" wide x 2" long x 2" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$200.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Blue Baleen Beast"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Blue Baleen Beast"

2016. Wood fired porcelain. Two angles shown, above. Dimensions: 4" wide x 2" long x 3" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$210.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Blue Crab Beast"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Blue Crab Beast"

2016. Wood fired porcelain. Two angles shown, above. Dimensions: 4.5" wide x 2.5" long x 2" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$180.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Curled Beast with Pup"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Curled Beast with Pup"

2016. Wood fired porcelain and stoneware. Three angles shown, above. Dimensions: 4" wide x 3" long x 3" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$230.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Drink Deep"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Drink Deep"

2016. Cast bronze, patina, rhodium plating. Four angles shown above. Please note extraordinary detail, visible in lower photo. Dimensions: 12" long x 10" deep x 13" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$1,600.00

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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Fish Catcher"

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Fish Catcher"

2016. Wood fired porcelain. Three angles shown, above. Dimensions: 9" wide x 5" long x 5" tall. Please contact the Gallery for shipping information.
$600.00
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Featured Products - Ceramics, Wood Fire

EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Barnacle Study"
EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Barnacle Study"
$380.00
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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Fish Catcher"
EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Fish Catcher"
$600.00
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EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Frog Tailed Beast"
EVA FUNDERBURGH: "Frog Tailed Beast"
$210.00
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