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Irena Sibrijns

Red earthenware body, with a white slip, decorated with coloured slips and a variety of techniques such as sgraffito, slip trailing and wax resist. The work is fired twice, using an electric kiln, up to 1125 degrees celsius. My work has developed into a mixture of utilitarian ware and decorative pieces. Most work starts out on the wheel, with some more decorative pieces being hand-built. Designs grow around specific themes, but each piece is unique and individually decorated. The style of the work springs from the English 20th century decorative arts tradition, and I collaborate with the Charleston Trust, producing ceramics for their gallery at Charleston House. I also teach design workshops at the V & A, and at Charleston House. Many of the themes used in my work are derived from living on the Suffolk coast, treated with varying levels of abstraction. Website: www.isceramics.co.uk Email: irena.sibrijns@gmail.com

  • large hand built vessel
    'deconstructed spring'

  • large hand built vessel
    with abstract bird

  • oval plate
    with blackbird

  • three large handthrown jugs

  • medium hand built vessel

  • medium hand built vessel

  • small hand built vessel

  • medium hand built vessel

  • medium hand built vessel crazy bird series

  • handthrown and constructed bowl 'delft'

  • medium bowl 'spring'

  • large hand built vessel with bird

  • small oval plate
    with crazy bird series

  • three medium handthrown jugs
    carneval series

  • three small
    handthrown jugs
    carneval series