Aser But (Bi Zirong)- A painter in Hong Kong art history. net version 5, 18.12.2014
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GITO clay studio
Gito Kiln, following the footstep of Aser But, is under relocation back to Hong Kong from Macau since May, 2013 after its 10 years' operation in Macau. It is now under reconstruction in Hong Kong, and Aser But will be conducting 'Garage Sale' in Macau by July, 2013 with Open House Sessions. More news will be published in due course.
History as a clayworker:
Above: During the Royal visit to Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1986 by Queen Elizabeth II, Aser But was explaining the activity in the Ceramic Workshop. Right: Aser But teaching ceramics in Macau.
Ceramic Shows by Aser But
Invitation card online
The shoot F and M, clay, stoneware.
Sketches in either ballpoint pens, markers, or pencils.
The Show entitled Family, Spring and Autumn scheduled between 29th July and 7th August, 2003. It then travelled to CO1 School of Visual Arts, and Lui Ming Choi Lutheran College in Hong Kong. The foreword is:
Clay is always a favourite form of artistic work collected or created by the artist since 1973 after his graduation from the Grantham College of Education in Hong Kong. Since then, the artist has experience in administering the ceramic workshop at the Hong Kong Polytechnic in the 1980s with the help of a technician and his supervisor. He, as his most favourite pastime, has started to make claywork and also started to collect clay pieces by other artists worldwide. Throughout these years, he has collected more than 20 masterpieces from different parts of the world. With the support of ceramic artists in Hong Kong and Macau in late 2003, a small workshop, Gito Kiln and Workshop, was set up to help students and friends pursuit their interest in clay and to purchase equipment and materials at a more affordable price.
History: Gito Kiln and Workshop was established in Taipa, Macau since September, 2003 with an aim to build a platform in order to share the hand-building and throwing experiences with other artists and students in Macau.
GITO (to know) has a philosophy of teaching young people to learn and practise artistic skills in a friendly and direct manner. Difficulties are reduced to a minimum level, but enhancing students' interest to their best.
2 handbuilt bowls by Sunday student, 2005
Two designs by May Mac 麥碧媚, student on Sunday Workshop in Macau, 2005, earthenware.
Previous workshops conducted in Macau (on handbuilding and throwing techniques)
Level Three /Four--進階/高階
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