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Monterey Museum of Art Announces the acquisition of California Ceramicist Crystal Morey’s “Sea Level Rise in Eden”

November 13, 2019 | Allyson Hitte | Press Room/Blog

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMonterey Museum of Art announces the acquisition of “Sea Level Rise in Eden”, a sculpture by the California born ceramicist Crystal Morey. The new acquisition celebrates the Museum’s continuing emphasis on diversity and inclusion in the wake of its 60th Anniversary celebrations and 2018 Year of the Woman initiative. This will be the first work by Morey in the Museum’s sculpture collection and represents an important chapter in the history of ceramic work in California.

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Crystal Morey (b. 1983). Sea Level Rise in Eden, 2019. Hand sculpted porcelain, 12.75 x 6 x 6 inches. Museum purchase with Collector’s Guild Funds, and by exchange: Gift of Albert Denney, Nancy Stillwell Easterbrook, Margaret Wentworth Owings, Naedra B. Robinson, and Elizabeth Tompkins. 2019.2019.053