Using ceramics to convey architectural intent, I have created “Totems” to
imply architecture. My “Architecture” is influenced by the past, present, and the
future. They are reminiscent of Babylon, in the past, influenced by the raw
concrete material and shapes used by Bertrand Goldberg in Chicago and Paolo
Soleri the architect of Acrosanti in the Arizona Desert. The vessel objects are
modular, providing options and choice. The future is THE FUTURE. Future
architecture will be choice…
I am in awe of Surrealism, DADA, the Fluxus, Design, and Architecture. We are
all unique, we are all ordinary, imperfections are intentional and beautiful!
When the objects are either joined individually side by side or in “Totem” form,
then combined together, they are intended to create a formal “Urban
Architectural Landscape”, a city of structures if you will, that are meant to be
They are playful and fun! The spectator is the Architect, the manipulator, and
the city planner. They are scale less. Change is good!
Sinoway is a graduate of The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, where he
majored in sculpture and ceramics. He continued his education in the history of
film, art history and interior architecture.
Sinoway has exhibited nationally and internationally, his art at The Art Institute
of Chicago, and his furniture at the Salone de Mobile in Milan. In his career
Sinoway has taught experimental design at Harrington School of Design and has
critiqued design at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, and the University
of Illinois Chicago. With his experience he has also juried interior design and