Ceramic artist: Mel Robson

by kath_red on 16/06/2007

in Ceramics+Wood+Glass

Mel Robson is a ceramic artist based in Brisbane, Australia. She makes functional and non-functional objects out of porcelain. She is obsessed by road maps, recipes, sewing patterns and handwriting. Really obsessed.


Here’s a (teeny tiny barely visible) little sneak peak of the work (above), which is being permanently installed at the new Southbank Institute of TAFE Library. It’s made up of 15 very fine black and white porcelain vessels. The imagery on them is drawn from/inspired by the history of the site and the surrounding environment. …

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1 Cathy June 16, 2007 at 7:55 pm

I love the concept of newspaper images on the piece.
GREAT JOB!

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2 Sheri Burhoe June 17, 2007 at 3:29 am

Great vessels – meant to comment here the first time…oops !

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3 Penni June 17, 2007 at 5:42 am

Ooh, beautiful. I love road maps.

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4 Sarah June 17, 2007 at 7:40 pm

So lovely! Text is a wonderful pattern.

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5 lucy June 24, 2007 at 7:13 am

Oo, I will go and check these out soon! Thanks for the info!!

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