Two ceramic artists based in Hackney, East London, present their collections of handcrafted functional ware and sculptural pieces that will bring art and beauty into your daily life.
Mazchenik Ceramics Ceramics
Maria Alvarez Echenique is a ceramic artists based in London. Since 2020 she has been creating her own work, exhibiting internationally and teaching arts and ceramics.
Her ceramics aim to instil a sense of wonder, they play with a wide range of cultural influences and historical references. Nature and our relationship with our environment are also major inspirations in her work.
Diana Ambida Ceramics
Diana trained in fine arts in Canada and has had a ceramic practice in Hackney for over 10 years. She has travelled extensively in the Far East and recently participated in residencies in Japan and Spain.
Her pieces combine functionality with her interest in ceramic techniques and traditions learned from her travels. Her recent collection of monochromatic plates, cups and mugs explore glazes and her thrown small vases play with shapes and textures.