Abmeyer + Wood


I am so happy to share Entangled Wonders, a new collection of work on view with Abmeyer +Wood! The exhibition is so lovely, if you find yourself in Seattle, please stop by! Also find the work available online.

Crystal Morey’s ability to sculpt porcelain is remarkable. She draws inspiration from Egyptian, Greek, and Roman deities and Native American creation stories that result in her exquisitely sculpted animal-human hybrids. Morey’s sculpture illustrates the interdependency between human and animal worlds and the delicate balance necessary to sustain this bond.

Abmeyer + Wood, 1210 2nd Ave. Seattle, Wa
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At the Edge of Time

Exhibition at Antler Gallery in Portland Oregon!

“At the Edge of Time”

November 28th, 2015 through January 10th, 2016

Works available: HERE

Humankind has become the driving influence and force behind natural evolution. We are able to alter life from a single cell all the way up to entire ecosystems. Intentionally or unintentionally, we are rapidly affecting changes to the environment that would have taken natural processes millennia. Through these actions we are leaving many vulnerable species and habitats frantic, facing disruptions and uncertain outcomes. In my work I investigate these actions while also creating an evocative and mysterious narrative that shows our interdependence with the land and animals around us.

As a species, we sit “At the Edge of Time”, faced with monumental questions leading to difficult, uncertain answers. My figures exist on this frontier, absorbed in their own feelings of stress, anxiety and ambivalence. Sculpted from the silken white earth of porcelain, I see these delicate figures as containing power – as modern talismans and precious telling objects. They are here to remind us of our current trajectory and potential for destruction and downfall. NorthAmBison - 1 flightlines - 3 01_Antler_GrowlingBear - 1 02_Antler_Hawk - 1 Markhor - 1 (2) 03_Antler_StandingHawk - 1

Available Works!

Works available at Eutectic Gallery!

“Go Figure”

August 7th through September 26th, 2015

Artists: Amber Aguirre, Wesley Anderegg, Chris Antemman, Stephen Braun, Kelly Garrett Rathbone, Christine Golden, Heidi Preuss Grew,  Gerit Grimm, Calvin Ma, Crystal Morey, Erika Sanada, Keith Schneider, Russell Wrankle, and Paige Wright.Euctectics - 1Euctectics - 1 (1) Euctectics - 1

Go Figure at Eutectic Gallery

Go Figure at Eutectic Gallery

August 7 – September 26

Artists: Amber Aguirre, Wesley Anderegg, Chris Antemman, Stephen Braun, Kelly Garrett Rathbone, Christine Golden, Heidi Preuss Grew,  Gerit Grimm, Calvin Ma, Crystal Morey, Erika Sanada, Keith Schneider, Russell Wrankle, and Paige Wright
Opening reception: First Friday, August 7, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Join the gallery for First Friday, August 7th as we celebrate figurative ceramic sculpture, both human and animal, with our August/September exhibition “Go Figure.”   Eutectic Gallery has curated a stunning selection of works by artists from all over the United States.

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Unnatural Histories 3

I will have a sculpture in Unnatural Histories 3 at Antler Gallery, opening this September 27th. I am so happy to be included in this wonderful show, with an amazingly talented group of artists.uhiiishowcardFINAL

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Crystal Morey – “Homo-hybrida Ursus

Ceramic clay and glaze // 11″ x 4″ x 5″ // 2014 // $525  


After the mass decline of many of our natural habitats, humans, along with the other members of class Mammalia, found it necessary to share shelter, resources, intellect, instinct, and intuition. Humans had no other choice except to return to natural ways of existing. Bears, being one of the largest land predators, were acutely affected by the rapid change in seasons, habitat loss, and scarcity of prey. Having similar needs, humans and bears observed mutual traits in one another and adapted into a subspecies we now know as “Homo-hybrida ursus .” The function of the third eye adaptation is still unknown, though there are many who believe it is meant to see and warn against future disruptive events.

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