Tight Like Unto a Dish

by Itejere, Jayden

Dated 2023

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Tight Like Unto a Dish

by Itejere, Jayden

Artist Information

Name: Itejere, Jayden

Location(s): United States

Gender: Male


Technique & Style

Abstract, Mixed media





Additional Info


Art major, BYU. Artist statement: "As a primary child, I loved the story of the Jaredites’ journey to the promised land. One phrase that always stuck out to me for its ambiguity and almost playfulness was “tight like unto a dish.” So I decided for this rendition of a Jaredite barge, what better way to represent the barge than to make it with a literal dish? This piece was made by making a ceramic jar using a raku firing technique with newspaper and woodchips. I used a cone 4 glaze. I then took a photo of the jar and manipulated the photo to add patterning reminiscent of pueblo pottery that was popular in ancient American civilizations."

Exhibition History:
  • Submitted to the 2023 BYU Book of Mormon Art Contest.