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Tantri Mustika / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Tantri Mustika / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Tantri Mustika is a Brunswick based ceramicist who makes a range of light-hearted and colourful hand built ceramics. Her current collection of work incorporates a modern spin on traditional terrazzo tiling, applying it to bespoke functional forms making terrazzo adaptable to everyday life. Tantri is currently creating works in small batches. Each piece takes many... Read more
Elnaz Nourizadeh / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Elnaz Nourizadeh / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Elnaz Nourizadeh is an Iranian-Australian Ceramic Artist and self taught Designer who has worked alongside artists and craftspeople in both Melbourne and Iran. She mentored by one of Iran’s leading ceramicists and sculptors, Maryam Salour back in Iran. These years under this mentorship brought ideas of European history, minimalism, modernism and truth of form. Elnaz... Read more

Christopher Johnson / Selected Works

Christopher’s artistic practice is primarily figurative oil paintings. Much of Chris’ inspiration comes from the Australian landscape drawing on regional Victoria and comparing it to the Canadian setting he grew up in. Canada, like Australia is a vast and open country but the colours found in nature are so different. Chris draws on the colours... Read more
Csilla Csongvay & Matt Blackwood / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Csilla Csongvay & Matt Blackwood / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Csilla Csongvay and Matt Blackwood’s artworks balance form and function to create ceramic pieces using geometry and tonal glazes, which reference the Brutalist architecture of Csilla’s childhood in Romania and Matt’s love of Mid-Century Modern. Their design process aims to fuse form with function to create ceramic pieces that are unique and true to their... Read more
Saxon Quinn / Selected Works

Saxon Quinn / Selected Works

Growing up with a mother who was and still is and artist and a father who was a designer, I have always been surrounded by creativity. Once I finished school, I went on to complete my Bachelor of communication design at Swinburne University. I currently paint part-time from our family studio. I am currently working... Read more
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
Five facts about Beth Gibbeson

Five facts about Beth Gibbeson

5 Facts about current exhibiting artist Beth Gibbeson 1      I grew up in Cairo, Egypt as a teenager 2      I am a mother of 4 children and married to a crazy Sri Lankan 3      I achieved solving the rubix cube this year with a best time of 3 mins and 54 secs. 4      I love... Read more
Meet the Maker / Sharon Alpren

Meet the Maker / Sharon Alpren

We are delighted to be representing the work of Kyneton based ceramic artist Sharon Alpren at Boom. We value the integrity of Sharon’s approach and the constant evolution of her practice. We have a large range of her pieces currently in stock, perfect for end of year gift giving. ‘I am a potter. I began... Read more
Five facts about Mark De Koning

Five facts about Mark De Koning

5 Facts about current exhibiting artist Mark De Koning   I have 9 brothers and sisters I’m agnostic 29 years old I’m an optimistic realist I dropped out of art school Mark’s exhibition Strange Time runs until December 2. To view the works online click here.Read more
Mark De Koning, Strange Time

Mark De Koning, Strange Time

Strange Time is an inquiry into the human condition, exploring how we as a species attempt to relate to the bizarre world we have created, highlighting the the disconnect between our biological nature and the peculiarities of modern life. The work seeks to provoke critical thought and reflection. Mark explores ideas through contemporary drawing, working... Read more
Beth Gibbeson, Got Me Singing

Beth Gibbeson, Got Me Singing

Beth Gibbeson’s paintings explore the different landscapes in which she has lived, reflecting on the rural, urban and places abroad she has called home. The works blend the ideas of landscape, time, memory, and connection. “I begin my work from a free, subliminal place by drawing the shapes, lines, light and spaces. My memories of... Read more
The Stockroom

The Stockroom

Our stockroom is open to the public and the salon style hang, whilst eclectic aims to inspire, intrigue and excite our audiences. Through the stockroom display, we encourage people to be a bit playful when they hang artwork in their homes – if you buy artwork you love and connect with, your collection will always... Read more
Bridgette McNab – Red, Yellow Blue

Bridgette McNab – Red, Yellow Blue

“Beyond the theatre is life, and behind life, the theatre. My point of departure was the imaginary and I discovered the real; but behind the real there was the imaginary.” -Jean Luc Godard Stylistically and theoretically influenced by French New Wave directors, Jean Luc Godard and Eric Rohmer, Bridgette McNab’s work explores the process of... Read more
Cricket Saleh, Dog

Cricket Saleh, Dog

Human consumption, decay + disintegration. The set moves away – albeit momentarily – from Cricket’s Flemish window light – into a space with the occasional contemporary reference. The flowers, at different stages of undoing, are often secondary to the ordinary happenings elsewhere within the frame. Cricket’s art has long referenced current thoughts in relation to... Read more