Tag: clay

Irma Gruenholz: Clay illustrations

Spanish artist Irma Gruenholz doesn’t just do Easter, although these bunny ears are appropriate for the season.  She’s gaining renown for all the portraits, still lifes and domestic scenes she’s doing, calling them ‘clay illustrations.’

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.

Jason Holley: Chain Sculptures in Clay

Jason Holley’s raku chain sculptures are in the running for this year’s RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice awards, a competition the public decides. Vote online or at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum where the five ceramic artists are on display.  Holley, based in Newfoundland, says using clay for chainmail is […]