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Curriculum Terrae

September 2015: opening of my ceramic workshop where I create and exhibit my work in Mèze in the south of France.

four tour plandetravail

matérielémaillage atelier outils

atelierexpo oiseau tableaux

From September 2013 to June 2014 - I gave pottery lessons to children in the south of France near Montpellier.
Here are a few potteries made by the children using different techniques: hand-building, slab-building, modelling...

Saladiers Dessousdeplat Saladiers

Plats Jeumorpion Oiseau

From 2011 to 2013 - Diploma of arts and crafts with major in ceramics ("Diplôme des Métiers d'Art") in Antibes, French Riviera.
I learned the main techniques used in ceramics: basis of wheel-throwing, slab-building, modelling, mould-making and slip-casting, decoration process, basis of the chemistry of glazes and firing. End-of-the-year personal project: "The Garden of my Dreams and Secrets". I took part in several exhibitions: "Dreaming and growing up" and two exhibitions of ceramic jewels.

Decorationtheiere Tableenfete artsappliques Service

Projetcostume Projetbijoux Modelageformeovoide Pieceuniquediplome

Visagemaisondiplome Visagemotsdiplome Bolsdiplome

January 2013 - Three-week journey to China, from Shanghai to Beijing. I visited several pottery studios, ceramic factories and exhibitions in Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Yixing, Jingdezhen, Xi'an and Beijing.

Architecture Vases 1 Potierautravail

Four Decor Poubellesporcelaine Cuisson

Summer 2012 - Two-month work experience as an artist in residence in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie in the south of France.
I worked in a pottery studio, I welcomed the visitors of an exhibition of young ceramic artists and I took part in the organisation of the European ceramic art festival Terralha.

Expostquentin Bolsetplateau Poteriesbiscuitees

June 2012 - Work experience at "La Poterie Fournalin" in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie.
I learned different techniques: wheel-throwing, slab-building, slip-decorating and how to make the handles of the cups.

Bolstournes 1 Tournage 1 Decors

February 2012 - Work experience in the ceramic studio and shop "500 degrés" in Montpellier.
I learned different techniques: slab-building, slip-decorating, how to make the handles of the cups and how to finish the ceramics.

Emaillage 1 Finitions Boulesdeterretournage

From 1996 to 2011 - I attended pottery and modelling lessons in several studios. I discovered modelling, slab-building, decoration techniques and raku firings. I experienced wheel-throwing for the first time at "L'atelier du puits" near Montpellier. Second prize of the Puisaye-Forterre ceramic pitcher competition in 2010.

Modelage Raku Poncagebol Pichet 1