Kai Drobish

Architectural Memories

Lafayette, LA

I love the sense of home, of comfort ,of belonging that the sight of a beloved building gives us. It can be our home that holds all we love, a school that nourishes our intellect, a church that feeds our soul or a restaurant that holds great memories. All these things I try to capture in my work.

Growing up with an artistic mother, I seemed to be always making things. So upon entering college I became a ceramics major- fun, joy, loved it! But around my junior year I panicked – had to major in something that would translate into a real career. So I graduated with a BA in PoliSci. Funny thing- 15 years later- here I am- a full time ceramic artist! I can’t believe my luck- making my living doing something I love! I kinda have two personalities in my work: architecture- I can spend days walking down the same streets , noticing new details on buildings and love being able to express that in my work; animals- I love all creatures and enjoy interpreting them in clay so I can share my whimsical view! Working in clay makes all things seem possible and I am only limited by own creativity.