Toxic Land Use Glazes


Series of photographs paired with midfire oxidation glazes developed using collected raw materials and base glaze recipes.

This work is an ongoing series utilizing raw glaze materials gathered from superfund sites, abandoned mining sites, and other sites of extractive land use throughout the United States.

To date, materials have been collected from:
  • Anaconda Copper Mine, Yerington, NV
  • Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, ID
  • Berkeley Pit, Butte, MT
  • Malakoff Diggins, Nevada County, CA
  • Lake Onondoga, Syracuse, NY
  • Walla Walla Valley Wheat Fields, WA
  • Borax Mine, Death Valley, CA
  • Salton Sea, Salton City, CA