My slab animal sculptures began with me looking at the animals I had at home, which at the time were my family’s cats.  I was still fairly new to ceramics at the time and just wanted to simplify delineate the form into a minimal figure.  That attempt had failures and successes.  Then after a short break from ceramics and the introduction of a pet rabbit to my life my sculptures began to evolve.  This group is comprised of the first ceramic rabbit pieces I made.