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J.D. Perkin's Giant Ceramic Figures

You won’t believe how big J.D. Perkin can build his ceramic figures. It shouldn’t be a surprise however. After all, he spent years engineering floats for Portland’s Rose Festival. Now he’s ready to devote himself to art full-time. Follow his journey from painting, welding of metal pieces to plaster then clay sculptures. His current work encompasses an exploration of yoga poses.

First Broadcast: 2006
Producer: KC Cowan

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See more of J.D.’s work at the Laura Russo website.

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Monette Trumpets; Portland Juggling; J.D. Perkin's Giant Ceramic Figures (917)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #917
Original Broadcast: January 24, 2008