Ceramicist and painter Kirk Mangus had a mark-making language all his own, whether transforming a clay pot or a blank piece of paper. His strong, at times crude lines vibrate and fizzle with movement and energy. In Alice and Cat, Mangus was inspired by Lewis Carroll’s novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Here, Alice looks up at the Cheshire cat skeptically as they meet for the first time, with an eyebrow raised and her pursed lips pinched on one side. The cat himself is an enormous presence, grinning famously while paying Alice’s growing frustration no mind.