Senta Achée (b. Singapore 1986) earned a BFA from the University of Florida’s ceramics program in 2016. She attended Haystack Mountain School of Craft, and is a featured artist and educator for the Ceramics Congress. She has been an artist in resident at Penland School of Craft and Township 10. Senta was the cover artist for Pottery Making Illustrated in February 2020, and she exhibits her work at galleries nationwide. Senta currently works in Rochelle, FL .
As an artist, I use clay as a canvas to piece together metaphoric conjunctions between self and nature. In practice I use the repetition of characters to explore hidden identities and peculiarities. Historical and fictional icons populate an ever-evolving cosmology. Histories shapeshift and the moral of each story changes from piece to piece. The characters in my work are confined by the boundary of the vessel, but their capacity to assume meaning reaches beyond physical limits and into one's imagination. My work discovers itself through practice, but inevitably comes to rest in the unknowable