World-renowned ceramic artists, Felicity Aylieff and Takeshi Yasuda give public lectures and workshops at the Crawford.
Published on: Monday, 15 March 2010
|On the 15th March, the Ceramics team at CIT Crawford College of Art & Design was delighted to welcome two world-renowned ceramic artists, Felicity Aylieff and Takeshi Yasuda, who gave public lectures and ceramic workshops.|
|Felicity Aylieff is an acclaimed ceramic artist who, since 2002, has been senior course tutor in Ceramics and Glass at The Royal College of Art, London. She has taught and been a visiting lecturer at numerous colleges across the UK and Ireland. Felicity's current work focuses on colourfully decorated vessels of monumental scale which have been executed at Jingdezhen in China.|
|Born in Japan, Takeshi Yasuda was trained at Mashiko before moving to Britain in 1973 where he quickly established a career as one of the leading ceramics artists in the UK. He has lectured and taught in many parts of the world and until recently was Associate Professor of Applied Art at the University of Ulster and also a tutor at the Royal College of Art, London. Since 2005 he has been director of The Workshop Studios in Jingdezhen, China, where he also continues to make his sumptuous thrown vessels. His most recent work is in porcelain working with folded, collapsed and suspended forms.|