A free and clear mind; thoughtless, yet never careless allowing the work to be driven solely by hand. Education and internships with great masters spurred into thirty years of craftsmanship, conceiving a humbled artist who became a specialist in pottery and ceramics. Dale Karlsson now experiments and creates time-defying stoneware from his studio in Western Sweden.
Thrill and excitement comes as a rush as the clay is thrown and forms the expression as it lands. Reflections on the force of habit; joy bursts into release from the very shapes themselves. Inspired by oriental design using reduction fired glazes that are a mirrored decent of our Eastern ancestors. Another influence is more closer to home, taking the best from the Swedish era of the 1940’s - 50’s. Enjoy a bold collection that conveys truth of the moment.