Originally from the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona, Sinclaire Marie now teaches and creates her artwork in eastern Kentucky. She is a graduate of Morehead State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. During her studies, Sinclaire Marie developed a strong interest in both ceramics and drawing.
Since graduating from Morehead State University, Sinclaire Marie has continued to create, exhibit her artwork, teach, and work in arts administration.
Wood-Fired CeramicsCeramic Portfolio
This process involves loading pieces of pottery into a wood-fired kiln that is fired for several days at temperatures above 2,300 degrees fahrenheit. During the firing, the pottery is exposed to a variety of natural elements such as ash and flames that result in a variety of unique glazes.
Raku CeramicsBFA Raku Portfolio
Raku is a Japanese pottery technique that is known for its unique and unpredictable results. Raku ceramics are typically fired at a low temperature (1,400-1,800 degrees fahrenheit) and then quickly cooled. This technique creates a crackled or crazed surface and can produce iridescent metallic effects.
Charcoal DrawingsCharcoal Portfolio
"Feeling censored, I began to contemplate different subject matters that could fulfill this. Searching for the one thing that symbolically captured who I am as an artist. Everything I defined myself with is achieved through the use of my hands; my hands became the symbolic self-portrait that I needed..."