Meet the Artist: Maya Sadeh

Photo: Courtesy of Maya Sadeh

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.

My name is Maya Sadeh and I am a ceramic artist.

I live in Israel, I work in a ceramic work shop with special needs people, teach ceramic at my home, and sell my own ceramic work.

What inspired you to become an artist?

I lived in the USA about 20 years ago and used to help a ceramic teacher at Columbia University in New York. I fell in love with ceramic.

What is your speciality?

I love what I am creating at any moment.

All the items that are for sale are one of a kind and unique. I take orders.

Where do you take your inspiration? Are you pursuing any themes?

My inspiration comes from other artists, my students and my needs.

Do you do bespoke work?

I take pre-orders.

What projects are you currently working on?

Black clay plants with a unique blue glaze.

What is or are your favourite items in your current collection?

My plates.

How do you know when a piece is finished?

When I am happy looking at it.

What was the first artwork you ever sold?


Which project have you enjoyed working on the most so far?

Making Hamsas. I love it because I can make them in all kinds of designs and colors.

What do you want to achieve with your work and what are your wishes for the future?

I love to make people smile, may it be because I teach them or because they bought something they love.

Where can we find your work?

Photos: Courtesy of Maya Sadeh

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