Dennis Parks
Artist Biography:
Dennis Parks is a ceramist who established the internationally-known Tuscarora Pottery School. Parks pioneered a process using native clays that are single-fired in kilns fueled with recycled crankcase oil. Recognized for his innovative use of text, Parks often imprints written fragments from classical literature, political puns, and poetry onto his works.
Creative Concept:

A modest mathematical peace model finally making a truce possible between apples and oranges: applicable to Israelis and Palestinians, Greeks and Turks, British and Irish and other unbalanced equations round the globe.
Creative director: Dennis Parks
Technical producer: John Fahnestock
The art pieces were constructed of porcelain and hardwood during the month of October 2005 in Jingdezhen, PRC with local labour.