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Artist Spotlight // Robert "Boomer" Moore // BMB 2

With Brass Meets Bronze 2 less than two weeks away, we thought we'd spotlight a few artists to give an idea of the artistic bar we're setting with this exhibition.

Pictured here is one of Robert "Boomer" Moore's pieces that will be featured in Brass Meets Bronze 2. Made from Indigenous Ohio Clay, Stoneware, Slip-cast Whiteware, Glass and Wood, "Drink Me" is a process oriented piece that allows the artist to reflect on his responsibilities as a father.

As the West Virginia-based artist states
"More conceptual and sculptural in nature, these pieces predominantly have gained their identities from concepts of utility, pacification, and environments stemming from being a parent. As a new parent, I was submersed in new forms and ideas of utility. Ideas bounding from breast-feeding to the same toys I looked at when making pots. However, I found myself looking at toys not as playthings but rather as pacifiers and their importance that infants/kids place up…