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Sam Keane is an Australian clayworker based in Gympie Queensland. She is concerned with modernity and enjoys the link with traditional craft skills. Two pieces of her decorative work were purchased by the State Gallery of South Australia in 1984.
Sam has been working with clay since 1967 and professionally since 1982. Her influences are of the 50s and 60s with a touch of Art Deco and the Bauhaus Movement. Her emphasis is brightness of colour, with the challenge of originality, including overtones of a sense of fun. She trys to create a different perspective on ceramic art which include porcelain earrings.