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Beau Raymond

Beau Raymond

Profile Location
Duluth , GA

Beau was born in Southern Louisiana about 45 miles South of New Orleans, LA. He attended Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA receiving his B.A. in Fine Art in 2004. Beau attended the University of Florida where he received his Masters of Fine Arts Degree in 2008.

Beau has assisted artists at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Penland School of Arts and Crafts. He was a resident Artist from 2008-2010 at the Roswell Arts Center West located in Roswell, GA.

Beau is currently the Clay Studio Manager at the Johns Creek Arts Center in Johns Creek, GA.


Artist Statement

Surrounded by the decadent and rich culture of my Cajun Heritage I embody all aspects of this lifestyle. Play hard and party even harder, a good sense of family and tradition, and the many ways food and drink can bring people together.

My body of work is an attempt to capture the essence of the laissez-faire mentality and allow the individual to relax.

The cups I create are purely for entertainment value. I want the viewer to investigate the cup and create a bond that only the handmade cup can create.

It is my dream that for a moment when the individual grasps the cup and a slight bit of laughter is expelled and in that moment we are sharing a drink and a laugh no matter where we are.


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