Javier Perez Just some of his Sculpture and Art Installations
After studying Fine Arts at The University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and at École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA), city where he settles between 1992-1997, Javier Pérez breaks into the international arts scene with his first individual exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris in 1996 and a year later with his first museum exhibition at Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg.
His works are characterized by a certain syncretism, both in the method and materials used. Sculpture, photography, drawing, video and performance are used independently as well as together to create installations where interaction and exploration are essential.
With his work, Javier Pérez reveals his inquiries and reflections on mankind, using a language full of intense metaphor
Mitchell Grafton Creates Fairy Tale-Like Jugs, Vases and Cups
Delving into his imagination, Mitchell Grafton creates whimsical pottery that revolve around animals. As though inspired by old fairy tales in which such creatures take on wondrous forms, human-like personalities and more, the vases, pots and cups are full of creative characteristics that will delight both children and adults.
Living and working in Panama City, Florida, Mitchell Grafton specializes in what he terms “Face Jugs” and Ceramic Art. Incredible intricate, his work is more art that practical dishware. Perfect for crafty homes as full of personality as Mitchell Grafton’s pottery, they add a fair bit of color that will be at the center of conversation when hosting intimate gatherings and full-blown parties. Especially if the owners concoct their own stories behind each scene depicted in the pieces.