Lahontan Group I: Ancient Shoreline (Island for Lake Lahontan)

Left: initial stages of firing
Middle: peak of firing
Right: detail, kiln removed, fired state: Black Coral Starfish element

14 ft. (4.3 m) h., steel, ceramic fiber blanket, earth, prepared sage brush, propane, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, 1995.

The first of three projects of the Lahonton Group I-III, bult as an elegy for the ancient ice age Lake Lahontan which once covered over 8000 sq. mi of northern Nevada.

Essay about Kiln Works by Constance Lewallen