Maciej Kasperski

Polish artist-designer was born in 1969. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Art and Design in Wroclaw in 1996. Professor at the Ceramics Department of the Faculty of Ceramics and Glass (PhD 2007).

He is active on the jointing point of sculpture and design. He constantly searches for a level of common existence of functional items and artistic objects. Numerous exhibitions presenting installations and ceramics objects. Recent actions are shows of Worn Ceramics that have taken place in city public spaces. These are objects fited to bodies, a kind of mobile sculptures worn by chosen models.
In 2000 he was in an artistic residence at Myers School of Art, University of Ohio, USA. He won a scholarship from the Lower Silesia Marshall, 2009; The Minister of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship, 2010. Honorary mentions: 8th International Ceramic Competition MINO, (design category), Mino, Japan, 2008; Keramik Europas, 13. Westerwaldpreis, Keramik Museum, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany, 2014. He participated in over 100 group and solo shows.

Selected artistic events: To Look or to Use?, solo show, Winda Gallery, Kielce, 2009; Without Borders, International Ceramics Show, Sankt Petersburg, Russia, 2011; Ceramics Now, The Paintbrush Factory, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2011; Karesansui, solo show, Zachęta Regional Society for Fine Arts, Konduktorownia, Częstochowa, 2012; XI International Biennale of Ceramics (contest), Museum of Ceramics, Manises, Spain, 2013; (A)symmetry, solo show, Neon Gallery, Wrocław, 2014; European Ceramic Context, Ceramic Art, Bornholm Art Museum, Gudhjem, Denmark, 2014; Contemporary Ceramics from Fontana to Uecker, Hetjens-Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015.