Spanish artist Irma Gruenholz doesn’t just do Easter, although the 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.’
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. […]
Berlin based artist Larissa Honsek creates these clay figures on her own time, collecting impressions from travel and everyday life.
Teresa Munn works with poetry in ceramics, via clay-scripted wall plaques and hand-held, textured forms. Her ceramic objects with texts are inspired by coastal walks.
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’s raku chain sculptures are in the running for an RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice award, a competition the public decides. Holley, based in Newfoundland, says using clay for chainmail is tricky, requiring “a discipline and commitment I’ve not managed anywhere else in life.” (Watch him create in […]