Glen Adamson once said that each one of Gareth Mason's pots "may contain as many ideas as a whole archaeological pit." Intensely expressive and energetic in character, Mason’s sculptural vessels reflect an eagerness to capture the mysteries of creation. Immersed in the transformative power of fire, Mason’s spirit is freed through earth—his artistic medium—and thus his ceramics develop vibrant personalities of their own. It is a metamorphic process that occasionally takes years: from wheel-throwing and all of the subsequent manipulations to firing and glazing.
Born in Wales, British ceramicist Gareth Mason studied at London’s Wimbledon School of Art, before going on to West Surrey College of Art & Design. HIs work is included in numerous collections around the world, including the Izmir Foundation for Culture Arts & Education, Haegang Ceramics Museum, Nairobi National Museum, and Musée Ariana.
Porcelain, Stoneware, Glazes, Stain, Vitreous slip, Feldspar
13.39 H x 9.84 W x 9.45 D in