The way time marks our bodies and my evolving emotions concerning this are what drive the direction of my work. I think about layers of the earth, layers of life and layers of relationships to create work that punctuates the complexity of life as we age.
Constance McBride is a figurative ceramic sculptor. A native of Philadelphia, PA, McBride relocated from the East Coast to the Southwest in 2002 and resides in Phoenix, Arizona. McBride received a Bachelor of Arts from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA. Her work has been represented at the Las Cruces Museum of Art and Udinotti Museum of Figurative Art. Recent exhibitions of her work include America's Clay Fest III in Roseville, CA, Visions in Clay 2015, in Stockton, CA and A Show of Heads in Hudson, NY. She was included in the 2014 edition of Phoenix New Times 100 Creatives and her work is featured in the international platform Ceramics Now, the publication Paperclay Art and Practice by Rosette Gault and Who's Afraid of Feminism, a Women's Caucus for Art production. McBride is active in the vibrant downtown Phoenix arts community, serving as a co-president of eye lounge; a collective, artist run space on Roosevelt Row and as a board member of Artlink.