The Work of Jedediah Morfit Is Flat, Fabulous and Fanfriggingtastic.
Artist Jedediah (Jed) Morfit is a professor of sculpture at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
above: the artist with one of his many interesting plates
Morfit's white, bas-relief technique is modeled after ancient ceramic friezes, but his parts are made of urethane plastic and full of contemporary symbolism. From framed reliefs to dinner plates, his work is unusual, compelling and demands a nice long look.
"You Wish", 2012, Urethane Plastic, paint, wood, nails, 72 x 44 x 3.5 inches
"Toil", 2012, Urethane Plastic, paint, wood, nails, 72 x 44 x 3.5 inches
"The Price Of Doing Business (Second State)" 2010, Urethane plastic, paint, nails, wood, 72 x 48 x 5"
"Paved With Good Intentions" 2011, Urethane plastic, paint, nails, wood, 61 x 42 x 5"
"Tell Me Again How This Is My Fault" 2011, Urethane plastic, paint, nails, wood, 37 x 37 x 5"
"Ad Infinitum", 2011, Urethane plastic, paint, nails, wood, 37 x 37 x 5"
"New Temptations (Studio Installation)", 2008, Plaster plates, Dimensions variable
Out Of The Frying Pan (Hi-Contrast Re-Mix) #1- #7, 2013, Plaster, Enamel 11" Diameter
From On High plates #1-17 , 2013, Plaster, Enamel, 11" Diameter
During a visit to the Collingswood, NJ studio of sculptor Jedediah Morfit, Morfit demonstrates his casting technique, and describes the medieval and post-apocalyptic imagery of his work in the video below. Produced by Susan Wallner:
The video above is courtesy of State of The Arts
See more of his work at his site: Jedediah Morfit
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