Have you seem the Mixed Media work down in Comiskey? There is some really great work there.
Full Album: Mixed Media Spring 2016
An installation artist who works in clay - great stuff.
To quote Marc Curra "Why does someone laboriously construct a sculpture with the full expectation that it will be walked all over and destroyed? Not only that, but have it destroyed in a gallery which usually shows objects which are highly crafted and treasured for their physical beauty?" and find a company to sponsor such an expensive and transient statement.
Examples from Ceramics I's first firings.