The enchanting yet eerie ceramic sculptures of San Francisco based artist Erika Sanada were first featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 31. In that feature, we included works from her previous showing at Hi-Fructose Vol. 31, “Odd Things”, where the artist touched upon themes of newborn innocence and death. She returns to the gallery on August 15th with an uplifting new series, “Fighting Spirit”. In our recent studio visit with Sanada, she shared with us the personal inspiration behind the series where she seeks to defeat her own anxiety.