Tag: artisans

The Artisans of Plating

Pickled heirloom vegetables, poached rock lobster, and Columbine flower by @chanteldartnall  At this time of year, with Easter and Passover upon us, this kind of artistry with plates is on the minds of sophisticated chefs and foodies. The rest of us may prefer just normal, groaning tables surrounded by […]

Tanya Lyons – Transforming with Glass

Canadian glass artist Tanya Lyons has an international reputation for her fragile sculptural pieces and her exquisite wearable works. She’s already collaborated with a French designer for a “drip suit” worn by pop star Dua Lipa in Paris and has long been known for glass fashion. Her latest […]

Pie Art – One More Time

I could not resist doing an update on a food artist I have followed since she first took hold of our imaginations. Her colorful geometric style made all hell bake loose on the frontier of contemporary pie art, and her iconic signature spoke design has been dubbed the […]

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