New Zealand Ceramics
Beakers of thinly rolled coloured porcelain look just as good holding flowers as they do on the dinner table.
Brian Gartside creates rich, colourful bowls using a carefully selected set of glazes. “Brian Gartside has been established on the NZ art scene for 40 years, firstly as a Teachers College Lecturer In Art and Ceramics and later as a successful and respected potter and clay artist. He has work in most of the Art museum ...
Elise Bishop creates unique hand-crafted pieces for the table. Incorporated into each piece are materials collected from her local environment on Great Barrier Island.
Vases and bowls and beautiful cups – pure white clay with dashes of colour, some with scribbles, others with words or fine lines – austere simplicity, naive but clever.
Kiwiana, nostalgia, retro – hotel jugs, tiki, NI/SI bowls, and swans in matt black and lovely satin-glazed white.
Strong earthenware with a rustic weathered appearance – plates, cups, jugs and bowls, with dark and imaginative figures, faces, fish, dogs, whales and abstract patterns – the skill of a lifetime working with clay.
Traditional press-moulded and hand-thrown stoneware in classic glazes – dinner sets, teapots, jugs and platters – some of it wood-fired.
Bowls, platters, mugs and jugs – colourful terracotta and stoneware for every day. Wellington’s best-loved ceramist.
Considered and carefully-crafted porcelain and stoneware – strong shapes and classic glazes combine to produce cups, beakers and bowls with a modernist twist.
Soda-glazed stoneware combining inventive design and technical skill. Superb hand-made teapots, beakers, jugs and bakers.
Intricate geometric patterns, repeating symbols – vases, jugs, bowls, beakers – terracotta with a black or white slip. Functional pieces by one of New Zealand’s high-profile artists.