John Sheppard

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Bronx, NY
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About John Sheppard

John Sheppard is a New York City-based ceramic artist whose work is characterized by clean geometric shapes inspired by a range of influences, including nature, Brutalism, Richard Serra, Art Deco, and outer space. He forms and finishes each object by hand, ensuring layers of depth and texture, and often embracing irregularities rather than disguising them. The end result is a collection that feels of-the-moment, yet timeless.

John Sheppard

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Featured Pieces

Faceted Modular Ceramic Living Wall Planters, Set of 14 Pieces
Faceted Modular Ceramic Living Wall Planters, S...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Planters, Cachepots and Ja...
Ceramic
Inspired by Art Deco architecture, the overgrown temples of Angkor, and hidden rooftop gardens of New York City, these handmade pieces are the perfect union of cool geometry and lush...
Relic Small Geometric White Porcelain and Brass Modern Pendant Lamp
Relic Small Geometric White Porcelain and Brass...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Porcelain
This sculptural pendant lamp features a clean geometric shape and a unique textural matte finish. The shade is handcrafted from slabs of unglazed white porcelain with highly individu...
Relic Octahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Ceramic Small Sculptural Object
Relic Octahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Cer...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures
Porcelain
This sculptural geometric octahedron is handcrafted from slabs of unglazed white porcelain with highly individual black oxide burnout detailing, giving each of its eight sides a uniq...
'Bronze' Metallic Glazed Handmade Ceramic Tile
'Bronze' Metallic Glazed Handmade Ceramic Tile
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Architectural Elements
Ceramic
Handmade ceramic tile with a metallic bronze glaze that catches the light in interesting ways. This tile is formed, cut, finished and glazed entirely by hand from start to finish. It...
Relic Large Geometric White Porcelain and Brass Modern Pendant Lamp
Relic Large Geometric White Porcelain and Brass...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Porcelain
This sculptural pendant lamp features a clean geometric shape and a unique textural matte finish. The shade is handcrafted from slabs of unglazed white porcelain with highly individu...
Relic Tetrahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Ceramic Small Sculptural Object
Relic Tetrahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Ce...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures
Porcelain
This sculptural geometric tetrahedron is handcrafted from slabs of unglazed white porcelain with highly individual black oxide burnout detailing, giving each of its four sides a uniq...
Relic Icosahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Ceramic Small Sculptural Object
Relic Icosahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Ce...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures
Porcelain
This sculptural geometric icosahedron is handcrafted from slabs of unglazed white porcelain with highly individual black oxide burnout detailing, giving each of its 20 sides a unique...
Large Copper Metallic Patina Finish Modern Ceramic Pod Sculpture, In Stock
Large Copper Metallic Patina Finish Modern Cera...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures
Ceramic, Copper
This large stoneware ceramic pod sculpture is both geometric and organic, reminiscent of a perfect seashell. Each pod is hand-built from flat slabs of earthy beige stoneware, then fi...
Facet Tower Tall Gray Ceramic Table Lamp with White Linen Shade
Facet Tower Tall Gray Ceramic Table Lamp with W...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic
Inspired by midcentury Brutalist architecture, this handmade ceramic table lamp features clean geometric lines balanced by an earthy stony gray finish. The base is made from a rich s...
Rift, Hand-Carved Modern White Geometric Unglazed Porcelain Vases, Set of Three
Rift, Hand-Carved Modern White Geometric Unglaz...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Vases
Porcelain
Celebrating the beauty of imperfections and inspired by the urban landscape, the Rift ceramic vase set takes the idea of a crack or break and uses it as a design detail. Each piece i...
Small White Crackle Finish Modern Ceramic Pod Sculpture
Small White Crackle Finish Modern Ceramic Pod S...
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures
Ceramic
This small stoneware ceramic pod sculpture is both geometric and organic, reminiscent of a perfect seashell. Each pod is hand-built from flat slabs of earthy beige stoneware, then tr...
'Geode' Geometric White Ceramic Large Bowl
'Geode' Geometric White Ceramic Large Bowl
John Sheppard
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Decorative Bowls
Ceramic
This dramatic ceramic bowl combines clean geometric lines with the warmth and individuality inherent in handmade work; it's the perfect statement for a coffee table or sideboard. Eac...

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