Current and Upcoming Shows

CUP: THE INTIMATE OBJECT XVIII 

Charlie Cummings Gallery


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I’m so happy to have my kurinuki cups at Charlie Cummings Gallery in Gainesville, Florida at the international exhibition of ceramic cups. Hardly can wait when the show will be live on-line.

Each artist will submit five cups that celebrate this common, but challenging and intriguing form for potters.

Residencies and Symposiums 

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ANDERSON RANCH 

February 1 - March 8, 2023

I always wanted to branch out from my hand-building studio practice and have dedicated time to work solely on the wheel. Working during the five weeks at the Anderson Ranch will give me time, space, and artistic community support to achieve my goal.

I want to use that time in the studio working on functional items and develop a personal signature look which combines my previous expertise with newly acquired knowledge.

My goal is to develop a body of work that is strictly functional by making thrown forms and altering them using hand-building techniques, carving and underglaze painting.

No, I'm not going there for skiing season. 

VANHA PAUKKU ARTIST RESIDENCY 

May 1-31, 2023

 

The Vanha Paukku artist Residency will be my home for the whole month. Cultural Center Vanha Paukku is located in Lapua, Finland. It’s a center for culture and entrepreneurship, unique by both its surroundings as well as its history. “The center is located next to the Lapuanjoki river, and it is developed from old factory buildings. The area now has several galleries and museums, the town library, shops and offices as well as a cafeteria, a movie theater, the Music Institute, the Adult Education Center and the Lyijylanka – creative community.”

It will be my first time in Finland. I have no expectations and I'm really looking forward to having a different and new experience.

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KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre

June, 2023

 

Looks like the next year will be all about Finland, exploring the northern part of the country, traveling and working on paintings and small ceramic sculptures. I applied for this residency before COVID and only now I’m able to go there. It would be very interesting to see what I’ll come up with, since the nature and the whole Nordic rural environment will definitely influence my work.

I have a plan and a solid idea what I want to work on, but I noticed that plans tend to change based on the environment. They can literally crumble and become so insignificant and even stupid when the reality of the surroundings hit you. It’s nice to be open-minded and embrace the unknown without prejudice or expectations.