Coco Spadoni is a ceramist artist, illustrator, painter and educator based in Seattle.
My work is an active practice of abstracting and imagining new worlds. In the creation and exploration of these fantasy landscapes, I draw inspiration from the fluidity of nature, surrealism, and symbolism to craft a visual vocabulary and work through emotions. Similar to how a child’s play is used as a tool to process and grasp their surroundings, I employ my work to model and reimagine:
- Deflated dreams as an act of practicing failure, with failure being the opportunity to challenge the status quo and imagine new queer landscapes.
- My relationship to humanity with all its messiness, contradictions, and mundanity.
- Nuance, acceptance, and appreciation of the bodily