I am deeply inspired by the complex ecology surrounding a life form. Connections between plants, animals, and humans are all considered in my art making. Through my ceramic sculpture I strive to capture these layers, or connections, with movement to connect myself deeper with wilderness.
Dana K Senge is a ceramic artist based in Mancos, Colorado, near Mesa Verde National Park and the San Juan Mountains. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western Washington University, where she focused her artistic expression through painting and textiles. After pursing a master’s degree and career in Art Conservation she came back to art making in 2013. Through classes with the Tucson Clay Co-op in Tucson, AZ she started developing a sculptural style merging plant and animal forms. While working as an Art Conservator with the National Park Service from 2010- 2021 she examined many historic/ethographic, archeological, and natural history collections that all inform her artmaking.