CERAmini International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics

Being among the oldest branches of art, ceramic has become one of the most important evidences of the evolution of humanity. Besides the historical process that started with the art of pots and pans, it has been involved in art disciplines with distinctive approaches and techniques of today. Ceramic utensils from the primitive ages of humanity meet viewers at many archeological museums in our country. Contemporary ceramic museums are often encountered in many countries of the world. Some of these countries include Hungary, Korea, England, Indonesia, Spain, Japan, Switzerland and the United States.

Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Ceramic plans to hold an International Contemporary ceramic exhibition every 4 years and has invited artists to establish a contemporary ceramic museum in Turkey. In the International Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition that was held for the first time in 2014, ceramic works of a total of 167 artists; 40 from Germany, Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, South Korea, Netherlands, Scotland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malaysia, Slovenia, Russia, Israel, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and 127 from Turkey were exhibited.

The First International Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition attracted a great attention from a number of academicians, artists and viewers both at home and abroad. The participants gave support to the museum establishment project with their artworks. All artworks included in the collection at the end of the exhibition are still preserved carefully. With the exhibition which will be held for the second time this year; Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Ceramic aims to not only establish a museum, but also attract the attention of society to art, specifically to today’s art of ceramic and maintain that attention.

Exhibition Homepage Image




Posted: 2018-04-05

List of selected artist

Click more for the list.  
Posted: 2018-02-28 More...
More Announcements...