Smooth and pristine lilac hat: check. Sharp and cool ice blue polka dot outfit: check. Terra cotta face and beard: check. Smile that could stop a moving train: check, check, check. Ira really has it all. Though "it all" does come in a very small package. Ira is one of the smallest in his crew. Standing tall at just over 1.25," Ira packs a lot of personality into his delicate figure.
About the Artist: Each one of these clay gnomes is handmade individually by Boston based artist, Kate Martens. Kate has studied sculpture and fine arts but it was her two trans-Pacific moves to Seoul and Singapore that inspired her work of small ceramic objects, paintings, and line of paper goods.