Urban Strata with Cigarettes

Urban Strata with Cigarettes


Glazed stoneware, personally constructed decals, set of four units with steel shelf.

Each unit is 4.25” x 4.75” x 2.25”

This piece may be purchased through the District Clay Gallery Collectors Program.

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Kahlil Robert Irving

Kahlil Robert Irving is a multimedia artist, currently living and working part time between Saint Louis, Missouri and Alfred, New York. Irving completed his BFA in art history and ceramics at the Kansas City Art Institute. In May of 2017, Irving earned his Master of Fine Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. At Washington University in St. Louis Irving was a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow.

Recently, Irving was nominated and awarded the 2017 Alice C. Cole Fellowship from the studio art department at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Currently Irving is the Turner Teaching Fellow at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

His work is in the collections of the Riga Porcelain Museum, in Riga, Latvia; Foundation for Contemporary Ceramic Art in Kecskemet, Hungary; The Ken Ferguson Teaching Collection at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri; The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

Most recently, his practice has involved making objects that are to challenge constructs around identity and culture in western civilization. He wants to challenge realities of Racism and objects that exist within the history of decorative arts.