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Piotr Micek

Piotr Micek Ceramicist
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Polish, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+48 536275652
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A meticulous journey

  • • Piotr is the director of the Art Gallery BWA in Wałbrzych
  • • His primary technique working with ceramic is multiplication
  • • He collaborates with many Polish artists, curating prestigious exhibitions

Piotr Micek creates his ceramic paintings through a composition of multiplied elements, that guide your eye from the totality into the detail. "This is important for me, the possibility to read these images as a whole, while recognizing the value of the unit", Piotr explains. Just like his mosaics, Piotr’s life is formed from many complementary elements. His work is divided between three cities. In Wałbrzych he works as a director of the Art Gallery BWA and as a head of the Unique Ceramics Center . He created an artistic collaboration between those institutions and Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, where he graduated from the faculty of ceramics and glass. His personal workshop is in his home city of Kamienna Góra.

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Works

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Gold Grasses

The tesserae, for this wall-hung mosaic were made from low-melting porcelain glazed at 12300C. Individual elements were then gilded using a gold glaze and fired at 8300C. Every single piece is glazed by hand. The composition was created by arranging and sticking the porcelain fragments to the plate.

Length 70 cm
Width 70 cm

Piotr Micek Ceramicist
Photo: © Piotr Micek
Gold in the centre

The tesserae, for this wall-hung mosaic were made from low-melting porcelain glazed at 12300C. Individual elements were then gilded using a gold glaze and fired at 8300C. Every single piece is glazed by hand. The composition was created by arranging and sticking the porcelain fragments to the plate.

Length 120 cm
Width 80 cm

Piotr Micek Ceramicist
Photo: © Piotr Micek
Smarties 02

This entire wall hung clay mosaic was created from a single sized tesserae. The complete ceramic decor is composed of 1144 pieces. The individual pieces were created using plaster moulds and individually glazed by hand.

Length 100 cm
Width 70 cm

Piotr Micek Ceramicist
Photo: © Piotr Micek
Smarties 03

This entire wall hung clay mosaic was created from a single sized tesserae. The complete ceramic decor is composed of 1144 pieces. The individual pieces were created using plaster moulds and individually glazed by hand with gold glaze. The end result differs from the first project as it takes on its own life while it is built and finally held within a metal frame.

Length 100 cm
Width 70 cm

Piotr Micek Ceramicist
Photo: © Piotr Micek
Smarties 04

This wall hung mosaic, inspired by the structure of the city seen from a bird's eye view at night, is composed of 1644 porcelain tesserae. The porcelain piece was made using plaster moulds, glazed by hand. Each porcelain element was gilt using a gold glaze. All of Piotr’s decorative pieces are closed within a delicate metal frame.

Length 120 cm
Width 80 cm

Piotr Micek Ceramicist

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