12 – 25 November 2019
Subsound of Opening Awareness
“The primary impulse that triggers the process of creating a thought form is a perpetual moment in the time of creation and comes from the deepest emotional, truthful, spiritual, layer of being with all his complex mind and body. The unity of the simplicity of the raw Earth that gives and the complexity of human thought in continuous search for receive creates a balance.”
Sandra Ban was born in Rijeka, Croatia, in 1972. She has studied in Italy painting, sculpture, theater, film, fashion and graphic design. After her studies, she stayed in Italy where she worked until 2004. Since then, she lives and works in Croatia, where she is professionally engaged in New Media Design and Contemporary Ceramics. She leads on several international organizations for the development of art and culture in organizational and educational activities. She is a member of “HDLU”- Croatian Art Society, “KERAMEIKON” – Croatian Ceramic Association, Varaždin, “CLAYHEAVEN” – Cultural and Artistic Association of Zagreb, Croatia and more.
She is responsabile for Croatia of International Artist Association:
-PURIFICART – International Artist Association, Spain
-PANDORA – International Women Artist Ceramic, Italia and she co-operates with many others in Croatia, Europe, Asia an the USA.
She has participate in international art and ceramic symposium, group jury exhibitions and competitions in Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Latvia (Rotho Contemporary Art Centar), Spain, Romania (Cluj), USA (ArtBox in California, Florida, New York), Thailand (Bangkok), Ukraine, Turkey, Greece, Denmark, Korea (Icheon). In 2018, she was selected for represent Croatia in European Ceramics Context 2018 Bornholm, Danmark. She has received a number of prizes and awards internationaly: PRIZE2019 for Develepement of Cultural Creativity from the Littoral-Montain Region of Croatia, 1st PLACE in National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery, ceramic pannel, Opishne, Ukraine, 2nd AWARD (Silver Plaque) in 4 Croatian Triennale of Ceramics in 7 city (2017/2018), HONORABLE AWARD from Kim Young Moon on International Fantastic Macsabal (bowl) Competition Ancara, Turkey/Korea 2018, HONORABLE MANTION on 39th Int.Competition of Ceramics Art, Gualdo Tadino, Italy 2017. Her artwork is in interntational collections of contemporary art ceramics. Independently exhibited ones every 10 years.