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Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz Ceramicist
Contact
Polish, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+48 506376980
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Finding function in form

  • • Monika’s parents were crystal glass cutters
  • • Her creations are inspired by her natural surroundings
  • • She likes to combine different techniques in one work

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz became fascinated with ceramics when she was still in high school. She took part in a ceramic workshop and continued her path to becoming a craftswoman studying at The Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw. At that time, it was the only department of ceramics in Poland. "I immediately decided that there was no possibility I would want to do anything else in my life," she says. Monika’s workshop is now settled in the small town of Kęty in the south of Poland. Surrounding herself with nature had a strong impact on her works and became the main inspiration of her ovoid like forms. "It is like drawing all the emotions that mankind can take from nature and later expressing it in works," she explains. To embellish her works, Monika uses a unique technique related to painting.

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Works

  • © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
  • © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
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  • © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
Photo: © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
Rounded objects series

Rounded objects are massive, oval forms inspired by organic stone shapes into which Monika integrates delicate porcelain vessels or other functional or semi-functional pieces. This composite object mimics the natural world: the air, trees, and rocks that appear side by side. It is hand built and fired at 1250°C. 

Height 20 cm

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz Ceramicist
Photo: © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
Rounded objects series

Rounded objects are massive, oval forms inspired by organic stone shapes into which Monika integrates delicate porcelain vessels or other functional or semi-functional pieces. They are hand built and fired at 1250°C

Height 20 cm

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz Ceramicist
Photo: © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
Rounded objects series

Rounded objects are massive, oval forms inspired by organic stone shapes into which Monika integrates delicate porcelain vessels or other functional or semi-functional pieces. Function is treated here as an additive, that gives more everyday dimension. It is hand built and fired at 1250°C.

Height 12 cm

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz Ceramicist
Photo: © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
Rounded objects series

Rounded objects are massive, oval forms inspired by organic stone shapes into which Monika integrates delicate porcelain vessels or other functional or semi-functional pieces. Shape becomes the pretext to explore colour and texture. It is hand built and fired at 1250°C.

Height 23 cm

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz Ceramicist
Photo: © Monika Dabrowska-Picewicz
Boule bowls

The Boule bowls are decorative vessels inspired by organic stone shapes. Each of them was hand built and fired at 1250°C.

Height 23 cm

Monika Dąbrowska Picewicz Ceramicist

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