Clay Sculpture for beginners, Elena Gileva

This is a session providing an insight into clay sculpture for complete beginners, an introduction to hand building through a demonstration and hands on experience. This course will introduce you to basic and foundation techniques of ceramics : pinching, coiling and slab building. You will be able to create a small bowl of your own and get a taste of ceramics!


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Elena Gileva is a Russian born , London based artist fixating on the decorative, historical and ornamental through the medium of ceramics and sculpture. Elena has training both in ceramics, having graduated from MA Ceramics & Glass Royal College and fine arts (BFA Fine Arts Parsons Paris School of Art & Design.) She combines various references and processes, with hand-built ceramic objects taking centre stage in her practice.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions include:

Nakanojo Biennial 2019, Gunma, Japan 2019;

FOUNT Airspacegallery/British Ceramic Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent,UK (2017),

Cultural Lanscape part 2, Gallerie de L’Ancienne poste, Toucy, France (2017),

Gyeonggi, International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, South Korea (2017);

Ibero-American Arts Award,Sala Brazil, London ( 2016),

The Ingram Collections Inaugural Purchase Prize Exhibition for Young Contemporary Talent, Cello Factory, London (2016)