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Dmytro Bilokin

Dmytro Bilokin Ceramics
Contact
Ukrainian, Russian
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+380 995490315
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Playing with clay

  • • Dmytro uses ancient techniques to create modern objects
  • • He is inspired by nature and new urban spaces
  • • He opened his ceramic studio in 2011

Dmytro Bilokin is a ceramicist based in one of the most famous Ukrainian spots for pottery, the Poltava region. He is one of the guardians of the ancient Opishnya school of ceramics (named after a little town in the region) and a student of master Yuri Mirko. “Ceramics is inexhaustible in its techniques, you simply cannot lose interest doing this occupation,” Dmytro says, expressing a passion for the craft. In his work he doesn’t want to only be a bearer of the old traditions, Dmytro is also interested in innovating the techniques. Ever since his first year of university where he was introduced to ceramics, Dmytro carries a love for creating new things and successfully runs his own studio that has become well known in the Ukraine and abroad.

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Works

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Chawan

Chawan is a handcrafted ceramic cup intended for matcha tea. The cup presents a subtle interplay between grey and white hues. This appearance is achieved through the raku technique, whereby the glowing hot ceramic is taken from the kiln and placed on combustible materials.

Length 11 cm
Height 6 cm
Diameter 11 cm

Dmytro Bilokin Ceramics
Photo: © Dmytro Bilokin
Teapot and cup

This teapot and cup are handcrafted on a potter’s wheel and covered in different types of glazes. Individual parts of the teapot and cup are moulded by hand.

Length 24 cm
Height 25 cm
Diameter 15 cm
Length 13 cm
Height 10 cm
Diameter 10 cm

Dmytro Bilokin Ceramics
Photo: © Dmytro Bilokin
Tokkuri and yunomi

This tokkuri flask and yunomi cup are handcrafted to hold and drink sake. Made on a potter’s wheel from earthenware, the flask and cup are covered with different types of glazes.

Length 10 cm
Height 15 cm
Diameter 10 cm
Length 7 cm
Height 6 cm
Diameter 7 cm

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Photo: © Dmytro Bilokin
Raku cups

This pair of cups is handcrafted on a potter’s wheel and covered in different types of glazes. The cups are fired using a special technology to give them their final surface effect.

Length 8 cm
Height 7 cm
Diameter 8 cm

Dmytro Bilokin Ceramics
Photo: © Dmytro Bilokin
Teapot

This ceramic teapot is made on a potter’s wheel and covered in different types of glazes. The earthenware teapot is fired at a high temperature. The individual parts of the teapot are moulded by hand.

Length 21 cm
Height 26 cm
Diameter 15 cm

Dmytro Bilokin Ceramics

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