Sally Gierke

Ceramic mural of ocean scene with a seal, eider ducks, ship, and lighthouse. Made up of individual tiles made by students.
"Acadia Mural", 8 X 8 feet, ceramic tile

Courtesy of Sally Gierke. Used with permission.

 

"I was commissioned to work with the high school art classes at Sumner High School to create a mural for the Door Science Building at Schoodic. This was a collaborative project using students ideas and visions to reflect their surroundings and environment. I created this mural with local high school students for the National Park science building at the Schoodic Educational Center. "

– Sally Gierke

 
Abstract sculpture made of clay representing waves and rocks.
"Don't Pick Up The Rocks", 36 X 48 inches, stoneware

Courtesy of Sally Gierke. Used with permission.

 

"I spent many hours hiking and sketching and everywhere that I ran into a living soul, I was told never pick up a rock. In my work it is very important to get a feel of texture and recognize color and shadows. This is where my inspiration came from to create this piece."

–Sally Gierke

 
Artist Sally Gierke in window.
Sally Gierke
 

Last updated: January 31, 2020

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