Curator, Michael Ciavarella says:-
“It’s a personal quest to keep ceramics being recognised as an artform.”
Michael Ciavarella has 20 years experience as a ceramic artist and has been teaching ceramics with Sunshine Coast TAFE for 15 years. He has exhibited in solo and group shows; been commissioned to create public art; hosted ceramic art workshops; and developed The Paving Project for the Visual Arts department of the Woodford Folk Festival, Australia's biggest festival.
The Matchbox Show is his latest project.
View Michael's CV [PDF file 631kb]
Visit Michael's web site
Read Michael's blog
Introducing Sophy Blake Michaels assistant in the matchbox show. Sophy has been practising ceramics for 8 years and is currently participating in group and solo shows. She has recently returned from a trip to China where she participated in an artist in residency program. On her travels she has introduced the matchbox show to an international forum and conducts workshops and exhibitions within Australia.
visit Sophy's website www.sophyblakeart.carbonmade.com