Posts Tagged ‘earthenware’

Artist of the moment………..Diego Romero



Diego Romero is the brother of the previous post, Mateo Romero, and an outstanding artist in his own right. Diego Romero was born in Berkeley, California in the year 1966. His father and grandmother were both artists. His grandmother was a renown ceramics artist, its obvious that he found some inspiration from her in his wonderful and unique plates.

Like his brother Mateo Romero, Diego briefly attended the Institute of American Indian Art. After a short stint at the institute Diego would go on to earn a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design based out of Los Angeles, California. The artist went on to earn a MFA from U.C.L.A.


In this clip Diego Romero talks about his working process:

With his use of cartoons and comics and earthenware, the artist has created very unique pieces of art on par with his more famous brother Mateo.

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What a great family of artisans who have been working as artists for 3 generations. Its interesting to see the similarities in styles and subject matter between the brothers. The father of the two boys was a traditional painter who enjoyed painting despite losing a hand in the Korean War.



Artist of the moment…….Almaric Walter


Almaric Walter was a French artist renowned for his work with glass. Almaric Walter was born in Sevres, France in the year 1870. Walter is associated with both the Art Deco and Art Nouveau movements.

In this some works by Almaric Walter are shown. His works start at 30 seconds into the clip:

His first commercial art job was as a decorator of jewelry.

Walter won a prize at the World’s Fair in 1900. This was a huge step in his career. From 1919 until 1935 he operated his own glass studio where he collaborated with many artists.

He quit the company in 1935 and would eventually go blind before passing away in 1959.

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I enjoy his wide variety of subject matter in his works. Very creative!