21 x 18 “Acrylic & airbrush with resin on canvas
Sylvia Kerkar

Ceramics has absorbed Sylvia for the last 16 years. Its complex processes such as materials, kiln building, studio setup and the creation of beautiful pieces put through the alchemy of heat has never ceased to surprise her and makes her want to practice more.

Sylvia Kerkar learned pottery at the Golden Bridge Pottery in 1999 and 2000 under the guidance of Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith. She has also apprenticed with Leila Bose Powar and Mike Dodd in the UK amongst others.

The influences of these artists are prominent in her mostly wood-fired work. She has since set up 2 studios, one in Goa where she lives most of the time, and one in the deep jungles of the Western Ghats on the Goa/Karnataka border.

Ceramic Specrtum – Bucket Vase
Ceramic Specrtum – Groupers
21 January 2016 - 21 February 2016
The artists in the Ceramic Spectrum 2016 have varied approaches to clay — the basic material of all ceramic production. While some develop the vessel form, others explore new ideas. The inspiration, content and the context within which they locate themselves are wide-rang-ing, reflecting their individual aesthetic concerns.