Beautiful Cosmic Soul, Star Seeds, and The Dual Dream That Follow Freedom 2019

Title: Beautiful Cosmic Soul, Star Seeds, and The Dual Dream That Follow Freedom
Technique: Hand-Building
Size: 11’ feet
Materials: Cone 5 Clay, Purple Underglaze Glaze, Metal, Glow Paint, and Glow Pebbles
Temperature: Cone 5
Date: 2019

This piece, has more than 2,000 florescent pebbles, The pebbles get charged with the sunlight and they will glow in the dark. My ceramic sculptures are made in sections, this way they are easier to transport, fire, but mostly it allows me a greater level of complexity.

Creative Consciousness – The Art of Allowance 2015

My MFA Thesis Exhibition Solo Show, The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University
Size: 12’-10’’ High x 60’ 8’’ Length x 32’5’’ Width

I fill up a whole gallery with sculptures for my MFA thesis show and this is a panoramic view of it. The thesis, was a micro-macro cosmos, with characteristics I attributed to an alternate and imaginary universe. In intuitive enlightenment one can play with different materials, creating layers of information and three-dimensional qualities. The show was lit with black and neon lights and gallery goers were given 3dglasses upon entry to further funkify the experience.

Tip’ ix Kaak 2012

Title: Tip’ ix Kaak
Size: H 10.5’ – W 13.5’ – D 15.5’
Technique: Hand-Building
Temperature: Cone 6
Date: 2012
Materials: Corzo Clay

Tip’ ix Kaak “(Sparkle in Mayan Language) was created in the spring of 2012 for BFA show. Here in this piece I used my own clay recipe “Corzo Clay.” The surface was treated with Terra Sigillata, underglazes, colored slips, red iron oxide, cone 6 glazes, and stains. The piece also contains metal and wire

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Rafael Corzo


Born in Mexico City, Rafael Corzo is a New York City based visual artist. He studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art (BFA, 2012) and the The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University (MFA,2015). Totally ambidextrous, Corzo’s creations expand to ceramics, drawing, painting, watercolor, sculpture, installations, metal casting, and neon light. Rafael Corzo can also draw, paint, and write with the left foot and writes backwards. Conceptually, Corzo seeks to find a spiritual dimension of art and has created the theses “Creative Consciousness-The Art of Allowance”,“Intuitive Enlightenment”, and “Dimensions of Creation”. In the further development of his creative mind, Corzo is actively seeking understanding of lucid dreaming, astral projection, remote viewing, meditation, visualization, and the full awakening and potential of the pineal gland or third eye. Currently, Rafael Corzo is part of the Tulsa Artist Fellowship in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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