Tag: ceramics

Courtney Mattison: Sculptured Reefs

Courtney Mattison is an internationally recognized artist and ocean advocate working to inspire the conservation of our changing seas. She hand sculpts intricately detailed ceramic works inspired by the fragile beauty of ocean ecosystems—primarily coral reefs—and the human-caused threats they face.

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. […]

A Canadian Bestiary

Ceramist Janet Macpherson is acclaimed for her technically complex use of slip-cast porcelain in the creation of intricate animal forms. The Gardiner Museum commissioned her to do a special solo multimedia exhibition in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary this year.  It’s called A Canadian Bestiary.