April – November 2014
Rust-en-Vrede and the Clay Museum in Durbanville will be hosting an Anglo Oriental retrospective exhibition, an invitational contemporary exhibition of work in the same genre and in the CUBE an exhibition of tea bowls inspired by and in the style of Anglo Oriental ceramics.
Magdalene Odundo will be giving a full day workshop demonstrating how she produces her beautiful coil built pots, explaining her firing methods and the philosophy and background to her ceramic aesthetic.
Magdalene Odundo was born in Kenya and trained in both Kenya and Uganda and spent 3 months at the Abuja Training Centre in Nigeria where she learnt to make pots in the traditional Gwani technique under the guidance of Ladi Kwali.
Magdalene continued her ceramic education in the UK with an MA from the Royal College of Art. She is Professor of Ceramics at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design , University College in Farnham, Surrey.
Magdalene has exhibited widely and achieved many accolades for her unique pots which show an obvious African inspiration with a Western sensibility.
Venue and booking details will be released shortly. Diarise Saturday 15 November for an extraordinary wonderful day.
Ceramics Southern Africa presents the Corobrik National Exhibition 16 November to 6 December 2014
This exhibition showcases the finest ceramics produced by members of Ceramics SA. The award judge is Magdalene Odundo International ceramic icon.
The exhibition will be held in the Great Cellar, Alphen Estate, Constantia, Cape Town.
Enquiries Ralph Johnson; email@example.com