Kathy Kranias: Plate titled Athena & Owl from Archetypes in Clay


Kranias created a line of decorative plates to explore feminine strength, grace, wisdom and desire. Drawing on her Greek heritage, the plates illustrate the archetypal images of the ancient Greek goddesses Persephone, Athena and Artemis. This series was exhibited in the solo exhibition Archetypes in Clay: Recent Work at the David Kaye Gallery, Toronto in June, 2010. Each piece will slightly vary in colour, pattern, size and weight.

Care & Use: Decorative only, features hanging device on the back of the plate. Not food safe.

Material: Red earthenware, engobes and glazes

Measurement: L13 x W8.5 x H0.5 inches

Weight: 1lb 12.9 oz

SKU: 863023





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About The Artist

Kathy Kranias

Kathy Kranias is a Toronto based artist. Her ceramic sculptures are represented in the Global Affairs Canada Visual Art Collection (AWBZ) and were recently included in the international exhibition A New Light: Canadian Women Artists (2020) at the Canadian Embassy Art Gallery, Washington D.C. Kranias’ work has been presented in solo exhibitions at the David Kaye Gallery (Toronto, Canada) and the Art Gallery of Peterborough (Ontario, Canada), in addition to over twenty regional and international juried exhibitions with 6 accompanying catalogue publications. Kranias served as studio faculty in the Craft and Design Program at Sheridan College (2004-2012) and as visual arts teacher with The Toronto District School Board (1990-1998). She has lectured and published her essays, reviews and articles on Canadian art and craft in The Journal of Modern Craft, Studio Magazine, and The Journal of Canadian Art History, among others. Kranias holds a BFA cum laude (Concordia University), a BEd in Visual Arts (University of Toronto), and a MA from York University, where she was awarded the SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

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