Tenmoku Bird Sculpture

by Greg Kawczynski
$180.00

A silly bird with large feet and red wings, glazed in a tenmoku style. 

Ceramic, glaze
10 x 7.5 x 17 cm

Originally from Lodz, Poland, Greg Kawczynski now lives and works in North Vancouver, BC. He studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, Poland. Greg works in clay, and his preferred technique is a slab building. The inspiration for his birds, 'paleo' monsters and other animals comes from nature and from imagination.

Greg was involved in the creation of several national monuments in Poland, including the Jedrusie Monument, and the September Soldiers Monument. Greg also taught at the Academy of Fine Art in Krakow before moving to Canada in 1988. At the moment, he is predominantly involved in creating artistic ceramics, raku and cone 6 being his favorite genre. He also draws and paints using a broad range of techniques.