Mohamad Rizal Salleh (Malaysia)

Mohamad Rizal Salleh (Malaysia)

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Terlatih sebagai keramikus di The School of Art & Design, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, Rizal Salleh kemudian mendapatkan beasiswa dari pemerintah Malaysia untuk melanjutkan studi pascasarjana di Nagoya University of Arts, Jepang. Ia belajar di bawah pengawasan perupa-perupa keramik Masamichi Yoshikawa & Masaaki Shibata.

Ia mengkhususkan diri pada teknik meja putar dan keramik handbuilt. Menjelajahi rubahbentuk lempung basah, ia mengembangkan teknik handbuilt pribadi yang menghasilkan karya-karya yang mampu berdiri tegak sendiri, dengan diisi semangat hutan hujan pegunungan di kampung halamannya—Sarawak, Malaysia. Kini ia adalah seniman studio dan pengajar di Universiti Teknologi MARA di Industrial Ceramics and Ceramic Fine Art sejak 2009 .

 

Trained as a ceramists at The School of Art & Design, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, Rizal Sallehwas then awarded scholarship by the Government of Malaysia to pursue post-graduate studies at the Nagoya University of Arts, Japan under advisory of well know ceramic artists Masamichi Yoshikawa and Masaaki Shibata.

He specialises in wheel throwing and hand build ceramic techniques. Exploring the malleability of the wet clay, he developed an individual hand building techniques to create freestanding artworks inspirited from the rich rainforest mountainous of his home country–Sarawak, Malaysia. He is currently a studio artist and educator, being a lecturer at Universiti Teknologi MARA since 2009.

Seeds: The Journey of Life

Multiple Sculptural Objects Hand Built 120 x 120 cm 2016

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