Victorino, Sandra – Seed Jar with Snow and Rain Designs
Sandra Victorino is a niece of noted potter Dorothy Torivio. Sandra has her own unique style of “op-art”, where the patterns start small, then get larger and then smaller again on the vessel. These pieces reflect the variety and intricacy of her pottery designs. This jar has the white clay painted with the black bee-weed (a plant). The jar has a checkerboard snow pattern swirling down from the rim on one half of the jar. The other half is a fine-line rain pattern. Separating the two halves is an eternity pattern. The intricacy of the designs and the use of the op-art imagery adds to the sophistication of the jar! The piece is signed on the bottom in the clay. Sandra creates a beautiful sense of balance between the form and design.