Ebitenyefa Baralaye

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Ebitenyefa Baralaye is a ceramicist, sculptor, and designer. His work explores cultural, spiritual, and material translations of objects, text, and symbols interpreted through a diaspora lens and abstracted around the aesthetics of craft and design. Baralaye received a BFA in ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in ceramics from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Baralaye was an AICAD Teaching Fellow at the San Francisco Art Institute from 2016 to 2018 and is featured in the “Objects: USA 2020” catalog. He is currently an assistant professor and the Section Head of Ceramics at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.


The Layered Vessel

The constructed vessel is a matrix of volume, pressure, pattern/texture, and narrative expressed in three axes. This workshop will explore ways of diversifying and shifting those matrices over the development […]

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