Tag: artisans

The new ceramics

In recent years, the ceramics world has exploded with booming markets and rising demand for everything from unique, hand crafted tableware to collectible art pieces. Returning for its 15th year this weekend, Ceramic Art London is a hotly anticipated confirmation of contemporary interest in this ancient art form. […]

Gretel Boose: A dose of wonder

Ceramic sculptor Gretel Boose remains one of my all-time favourites. She’s been posting process shots on Instagram recently, as she readies for a studio tour in Uxbridge, Ontario.  Learn more about her work on a previous Art Junkie post, here. More of the work of Gretel Boose on 

Ceramics informed in the Himalayas

Heidi McKenzie’s story is as interesting as her ceramic sculptures. Five years ago, at mid-life, she rekindled a childhood passion for clay and took a residency at the foothills of the Himalayas in India with Mansimran Singh, student of iconic British potter, Bernard Leach.