Valeria Nascimento comes from Brazil. Her artworks are the expression of her affection for natural forms that inspire her delicate, whisper-thin, white ceramics. Each piece is made from dozens or hundreds of hand-formed ceramic shapes which are combined into small or large, wall-spanning works.
Alberto Bustos’ works are inspired by nature. He focuses on simple natural elements creating extraordinary sculptures made in gres. His ceramics explore principally woodland flora.
Workshop october 2015
Jason de Caires Taylor creates contemporary underwater sculptures which over time develop into artificial coral reefs. He is also a great photographer. His early works are located in the world´s first public underwater sculpture park in Molinere Bay, Grenada, West Indies. More recently his most ambitious project to date is the creation of the world’s largest underwater sculpture museum, MUSA, situated off the coast of Cancun and which he describes in his book The Underwater Museum by Jason deCaires Taylor (2014) Hardcover
The Rising Tide installation in central London is the last amazing work of Jason de Caires Taylor. Four horsemen made from stainless steel and PH neutral high-density marine cement reveal by the rise and fall of Thames. In London till october, the four will be taken to another destination. Waiting to know it!
Ferri Farahmandi explores human form through the society boundaries to our freedom. Graduated at the University of Westminster, she uses stoneware and porcelain clay.
Katharine Morling’s sculptural ceramics represent ordinary objects that surround us every day. However, through her acute observation they become surreal. Her artworks are in porcelain, defined by black line drawing.
Nick Mackman is extraordinary in her sculpting animals. Some of them are relatively unknown and inspired by her travels to Africa but it’s frequent for her to represent her beloved dogs. Her pieces are raku fired, giving a rich but natural crackle glaze.
Workshop october 2015
Margaret Boozer lives and works in the Washington. She received a BFA in sculpture and an MFA in ceramics. She developed an interest in digging native clays that has led to collaborations with soil scientists and work that explores intersections of art and science. She has received prestigious awards for her ceramic wall art.