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Isabella St. John - 2011

Isabella St. JohnPotter and ceramic artist Isabella St. John operates Blue Moon Pottery located in the Battery overlooking St. John’s Harbour.

For the Awards, she has created a series of five individual porcelain lanterns. They were thrown, altered, carved, and then glazed in “chameleon” creating highly variable colours – from smoky grey green, to golden rust, to a soft olive white. The lanterns add warmth and a sense of peace to a room; they have a quiet presence and an architectural quality that is meditative and calm.

Isabella feels the recipients of these Awards are the light-bearers of the province’s artistic community, so it’s appropriate that they be recognized by the symbol of a lantern.

Her pieces will be presented to the winners of the Artist of the Year, Arts in Education, Emerging Artist, Arts Achievement, and Patron of the Arts Awards.

Isabella St. John's ArtworkIsabella St. John's Artwork