Coral Orchid

Studio-fired performance kiln: 9 ft. w., steel, refractory cement, ceramic fiber blanket, propane, 1983.

Left: fire state.

Right: post-firing, cooled, altered state.

Initial study into the use of refractory cement for furnace works, shown as a fire-altered structure in several exhibitions.
Collection of the University of Nevada, Reno. A precursor to the much larger, Untitled (Earth Orchid), 1988.


Furnace Projects, Constance Lewallan

Kiln Projects: Material and Process Experiments in/of the Landscape, John Roloff