Francesca Dimattio
Recent Vases

With an Essay to Accompany
the Ceramics by 
Major Jackson

Robert Bredvad

Art Direction
Charlotte Strick

Sprout Home


On Romance and Francesca Dimattio’s Vases

In the early days of our long-distance courtship, just before Didi landed at Burlington International, often on the last, late-evening flight from Orlando, I would dash into Price Chopper for flowers. I’d run past blueberries and navel oranges, past the guy restocking Keurig pods and teas, with the desperate look of a man fighting against the clock, the ceiling’s bright glare adding a sheen of drama to my quest. 

Among the few remaining bunches fa…