A beginner’s guide to constructing the universe-The mathematical archetypes of nature, art and science, states: “In ancient Greece the advanced students ... who were engaged in deep studies of natural science and self-understanding where called mathematekoi, “those who studied all”. The word mathema signified “learning in general, to be aware, to awaken”.
If there is such a thing as mathematekoi ( a curious one) using clay as a medium...I am one.
I will start in 2012 with making of Gateway 21
Andrea Vinkovic, biography:
Andrea Vinkovic (born in Zagreb, Croatia) is ceramic artist
interested in exploring personal and archetypal symbolism of visual language.
She is inspired by fragility, organic beauty and delicate balance of natural environment,
and intrigued by parallels with cultural environment.
She has exhibited her work in Perth and across Australia since
2001.She was a founding member of Clay Feet exhibiting group whose philosophy
was to take art out of the galleries and into the public spaces, making it more
accessible to wider community.Clay Feet Group has
dissolved after 10 years of practice.
Andrea has studied ceramic at Central TAFE in Perth (now Central
Institute of Technology) and has taught there, as well as at Midland campus of Polytechnic West - conveying her passion
for clay as material and mode of expression to new generation of artists.
She creates her art in her home studio in Perth hills, Western Australia
Andrea has taught wheelwork, handbuilding, slipcasting, tableware, sculpture, glaze technology and art history as well as conducted various short workshops. For more information, please contact Andrea on: (delete this)firstname.lastname@example.org