These cups have been carved and glazed to look like the sun is either rising or setting behind the mountains. Joel attempts to translate intricate textures and colors from massive mountain landscapes into functional, gorgeous pieces of abstract artwork.
Mountains are gigantic sculptures made by nature that affect us powerfully. Mountains also represent ambition. The idea of reaching the summit of a mountain can motivate us to pursue and achieve great goals. Joel Cherrico creates this abstract mountain pottery with those ideas in mind.