Above and Below the Surface – Lecture and demo series 2018-19
The path of white vessels
Yaara Nir Kahalon makes functional white vessels, smooth to the touch and soft on the eye, which she sells to well-known chains in the USA and boutique shops in Israel. In the lecture Yaara will tell about the colorful path of the white pots since her first samples made during her studies in the shelter of her parents’ home in Mazkeret Batya until the small factory she runs in the northern Negev as a mother of four children/
Lecture: Yaara Nir Kahalon – ceramic designer, owner of a design and manufacturing studio of functional vessels in Moshav Klachim.
On control and release
Elizabeth Cohen – creates ceramic works that are tactile and have surprising texture and color. Her process is an ongoing relationship between planning and chance to create the layered and exotic meeting of material – color – texture. She will demonstrate work processes on the wheel that create rough and colorful results and talk about their combination.
Demo: Elizabeth is a ceramic artist, teaches at the Kaye College for visual arts, lives and works in Beer Sheva.