Monthly Archive: December 2018

Charmian Ong / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Charmian Ong / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Charmian Ong creates architecturally inspired, ceramic pieces from her studio, Bisuketto. Bisuketto Studio was started in 2015 and the name Bisuketto is derived from the Japanese word, biscuit.  This refers to the biscuit firing or the first firing in the world of ceramics. This is the turning point where clay once soft and pliable is... Read more
Kathryn Junor / Selected Works

Kathryn Junor / Selected Works

Kathryns paintings are drawn from lived experience of a place with a hint of imagination. Influenced by the cubist movement and the way they reduced their subjects to geometric forms, Colour palletes are arrived by saturating hints of colours found in nature. By combining these two approaches in tandem with strong graphic qualities and use... Read more
Arcadia Scott / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Arcadia Scott / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Arcadia is a self-taught potter working from her home studio in Brunswick Victoria. Working with a range of clays and glazes, her designs are inspired by the tactile nature of the form. Creating wheel thrown pieces, she creates items that are functional, tactile and expressive. The Timelines Collection is a body of work that is... Read more
Dawn Vachon / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Dawn Vachon / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Dawn Vachon studied visual arts at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, receiving her BFA in 2008. Since relocating to Melbourne, she has made a lot of ceramic pots and has exhibited a handful of ceramic things that aren’t pots. Notably she was included with a group of outsiders showing as part... Read more
Christina Darras / Selected Works

Christina Darras / Selected Works

Christina Darras loves the procedure of embroidery, it calms her mind. She loves the coloured threads, the needles, the white canvas, the time one spends on it. Embroidery instantly slows down one’s rhythms, taking them from hectic to slow, tic toc, old style time. She builds her images to the unknown, colour by colour, feeling... Read more
Tina Thornburn / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Tina Thornburn / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Tina Thorburn is the production potter behind Clay by Tina and has been working full time as a ceramists since early 2016. Tina took up wheel throwing as a hobby in 2014 at the Carlton Arts Centre, Melbourne. And despite years of study and degrees in biomedicine, journalism and international development, Tina is happiest in... Read more
Stacey McCall / Selected Works

Stacey McCall / Selected Works

After completing a Fine Art Degree in Gold and Silversmithing, Stacey spent 12 years designing bespoke jewellery, eventually opening a small store and workshop in Melbourne’s inner city suburb of Kensington. But after the birth of daughter number three, her art practice was homeward bound and after daughter number five, her creativity was nurtured by... Read more