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©Kristín Garðarsdóttir
©Kristín Garðarsdóttir
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Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir Ceramicist
Contact
Icelandic, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+354 8959556
©Kristín Garðarsdóttir

Holding hands

  • • Kristín's energy is tangible in her work
  • • She always seeks new experiences
  • • She draws on many sources of inspiration

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir’s studio is contained within an impressive agricultural building which used to be home to Icelandic cows. This expansive space allows her the room to experiment. She creates both functional and sculptural pieces predominately using ceramics. However, her constant boundless energy is always seeking new experiences, as such, she doesn’t limit herself to one material. She has created work in glass, textiles and draws extensively. Her pieces are playful, expressive and colourful. The work has a consistent thread running through it, a vibration that connects all her pieces but is hard to tie down. She explains that each piece "holds hands" with the last, it is a language beyond words.

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Works

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Wall piece

This white oval plate, made of cast porcelain, is intended as a sculptural piece to be propped up or used as a wall piece. The white porcelain plate features a drawing of a blue bug made from cobalt oxide. The eyes of the bug have been transferred to the plate through photo transfer.

Length 40 cm
Width 25 cm
Height 4 cm

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir Ceramicist
Photo: ©Hekla Flókadóttir
Cups

These four cups, made from cast porcelain, are individually handmade. Each is decorated with linear drawings of figures in different positions and clothing.

Height 7 cm
Width 7 cm

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir Ceramicist
Photo: ©Hekla Flókadóttir
Elf cups

These three porcelain-cast wobbly magical elf cups are designed to improve the users grip on the cup, for right and left-handed users. The cups are decorated in yellow, blue and white glazes and unique in their form and tone.

Height 9 cm
Width 9 cm

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir Ceramicist
Photo: ©Hekla Flókadóttir
Tea set

This set of tea pot and cups is made from thrown porcelain. Each piece is handmade, decorated and unique in colour and form.

Height 18 cm
Width 14 cm
Height 7 cm
Width 7 cm

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir Ceramicist
Photo: ©Hekla Flókadóttir
Carafes

This set of white carafes is made from cast porcelain. The set of vessels was decorated with drawings, each unique.

Height 25 cm
Width 13 cm

Kristín S. Garðarsdóttir Ceramicist

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