Auction Lot#12 – Turquoise Pottery Bowl by Reem Hammad
Turquoise Pottery Bowl by Reem Hammad.
Starting Bid is $100
Turquoise Pottery Bowl by Reem Hammad. 9" x 9" x 3". Her website: reemhammad.com
Biography: Reem Sayem el Dahr-Hammad was born in Aleppo, Syria, and grew up in Beirut, Lebanon. She began her studies in Fine Arts at Lebanese American University before she moved to Los Angeles in 1981 where she continued her education and graduated with a B.F.A degree majoring in Design from UCLA. Reem was pursuing a career in Graphic Design when she realized a need to take on a new direction in Ceramics, an art form she had come to appreciate during her early studies. Reem began her new path of artistic expression manifesting her passion for design in various ceramic styles. She draws inspiration from her middle-eastern background, Islamic Art, and her diverse life experiences as an Arab-American woman. Reem creates both functional and decorative ceramic designs and most recently sculptural work. Her journey through working with clay has been that of continuous learning, exploration, and amazement. She delights in the simplicity and the flexibility of this ancient and most basic medium.
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