Join us on the evening of Art Walk Edmonds for the stunning beauty of collaborative artist team ForanSuon! These vibrant pieces display a mastery of ceramic technique, indicative of Jacob Foran and Phirak Suon’s experience and accolades. The works on display will be available for sale to our lucky Art Walk Edmonds guests.
ForanSuon is a newly formed design team who specialize in crafting innovative pottery and sculptural objects. Our products find intersections between fine art and design, ceramics and architecture, traditional craft and 3D printing technology. Together, we combine inspirations from Cambodian textiles, historical pottery, and figural sculpture to make fine art vessels, candle light holders, planters, and home decor.
Jacob Foran is a visual artist working in Seattle, WA. He has a Master’s in Fine Arts in Ceramics from the University of Washington- Seattle (2010). His work has been exhibited and collected widely throughout the US and he been a resident artist at the European Ceramic Work Center in The Netherlands; the Ceramics Department at California State Long Beach University; and a two-time summer resident at the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts in Helena, MT. His artwork has been published in Designboom (Milan), Surfaces Magazine (Beijing), Artslant (New York), Beautiful Decay (Los Angeles), Ceramics Monthly Magazine. Foran was named one of Ceramics Monthly Magazine’s 2017 Emerging Artists and he currently has work on exhibit at Dublin Castle, in Dublin Ireland.
Phirak Suon is a designer working in Seattle, WA. He has a Master’s Degree in Architecture from UC Berkley (2016). He has Bachelors in Fine Arts from the UW. His work explores the intersection between materials, digital, and traditional handcrafted. He has worked as a technician and production specialist for Emerging Objects at UC Berkeley. He has co-taught classes at Pilchuck Glass School and he was recently a resident artist at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA.
Find more of their work at their website: https://www.foransuon.com/