Kristal object by Mieke Pontier
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Kristal object 2000 - 2018

Mieke Pontier

CrystalGemstone
16 cm
ConditionExcellent
€ 1.800

Galerie Bianca Landgraaf

  • About the artist

    About me and my work.


    My carrier started in 1965 as a ceramic artist. But 1988, I received an invitation from the famous glass factory in Leerdam to design objects in glass. Since then, I have concentrated increasingly on glass and, in particular, on combinations of glass and ceramic.


    My inspiration comes mostly from nature. I’m always very impressed by the grandiosity of nature: by everything that is happening and by the feelings it evokes. Also, the manifestation of the powers of nature which we see such as hurricanes, sandstorms, landslides and others, fascinate me enormously.


    During my travels to Africa, Japan, Siberia and Norway among others, I also have been inspired by the people there and their cultures. This brings yet another kind of influence to my work.


    On my web-site, you can see a selection of my work. This gives an impression, but is subject to the limitations of the Internet. Real sculptures are sculptures precisely because they are three-dimensional. It is only possible to really experience such an object if you can walk around it and see it from all angles.


    Mieke Pontier


    Glass and ceramic artist.


     


































    EDUCATION: 2014



    s’ Hertogenbosch, Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum, monumental sculpture



    1998-1999



    Amsterdam, courses in the art of glass blowing



    1987



    Groningen, Academy of Arts “Minerva”; course “Art on order”



    1987



    Heusden, Het Keramisch Werkcentrum; workshop



    1978-1979



    Amsterdam, Gerrit Rietveld Academy; porcelain and glaze theory



    1965-1968



    The Hague, Academy of Arts “Psychopolis”



    1963-1965



    The Hague, Royal Academy of Arts


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