Mara, an achieved painter, sculptor and ceramicist, studied engraving with the well-known artist Alfredo Zalce. After learning artwork in London, she started working with excessive-temperature ceramics and created fantastic distinctive glazes for her items. She then went to review with Italian ceramist, Bruno Terese in Italy. Mara has had many expositions of her unique items in Europe, the United States and Mexico.
She developed a positive sensibility in schematic and exact line drawings. Ceramics isn’t any straightforward medium for exact line drawings, but Mara mastered her approach with brush and stylus and has been capable of painting her life experiences with unmatched naturalness. We see her universe on parade in all of her work. Flowers, birds and geometric designs all symbolize her private imaginative and prescient and show her distinctive perceptions of the world.
After a protracted sickness, Mara handed away in 2007. Since Ceramica Mara has at all times been an prolonged household operation, manufacturing of her positive work has continued. Mara’s husband, youngsters and constant apprentices have constantly carried out everyday manufacturing. Her husband Mariano, an architect, artist and Ceramica Mara enterprise supervisor, is captivated with persevering with Mara’s legacy. Her daughter Alexandra, artist and historical past professor, additionally stepped in to assist the household make a seamless transition within the continuation of the positive manufacturing of Ceramica Mara.
Mara was a really prolific artist and whereas her present designs are nonetheless in manufacturing, she has left quite a few but un-launched designs to be offered sooner or later. Alexandra, carrying on her mom’s positive custom, has additionally been creating ceramic designs which we have been honored to debut and proceed to supply. Mara introduced all the great thing about her soul to stroll this earth. We are ever grateful for her artistic items and pray that her journey continues in magnificence and love. We take nice pleasure in realizing that Mara’s inventive ware’s will grace all of our lives for a few years to return.
One Individual Ceramic Stoneware Mug (Image Shows Front & Back View Only) – Dimensions: 4.25″ x 3″ x 4.5″ – Capacity: 12 Oz. – Wgt: 1.4 Lbs. – Square Bottom Mug
Unique – Distinctive – Handcrafted – Collectible – Functional Table Art – Original Designs – Hand Etched – Hand Painted – Handmade In Mexico
Beautiful, Whimsical, Durable Ceramic Stoneware – Functions As Dining Instruments As Well As Decorative Art – Microwave, Dishwasher & Oven Safe – Lead & Cadmium Free
These Pieces from the Mara Stoneware Collection Would Make a Wonderful Gift to Give or Receive On Any Occasion – They Are Fashioned For each Attractiveness and Constant Use
Each Piece from this Collection has Been Fired Twice at High Temperatures and They Are Completely Finished By Hand – NATURAL VARIATIONS IN THE SHAPE, COLOR AND ETCHED DESIGNS GIVE EACH PIECE A UNIQUE PERSONALITY