A studio tour in China with Dutch ceramic artist Carola Zee


I hope you remember this Let's Get Personal Tour with Dutch ceramic artist Carola Zee. Carola makes all her ceramic products in her studio in China… yes that's right all the way in China! In the city of Jingdezhen Carola has found a great place in a former school building inside "The Sculpture Factory".


Carola told me that in Jingdezhen the main industry is in porcelain and ceramics. which gives her the ultimate possibility to work together with many skilled craftsmen to create new products and work on special projects.


I love these pics, makes me want to work with clay too. It must be such an amazing adventure to work as a Dutch person all the way to the other side of the world, learning not only true craftmanship but also the customs and traditions of a different culture. 

Studio5  Studio4  Studio1


I believe this experience give so much more personality to the beautiful designs by Carola Zee. You can find her collection right here

If you would like to sell Carola's ceramic pieces in your shop, online or brick and mortar than please send Carola an email.




All images are by Carola Zee

Bloesem loves comments
  1. claudine

    The simple narrow benches are really fantastic! Also wondering if that is a tea cozy in the first image? How I’d love to play there for a few weeks!

  2. Nic

    Beautiful images – so atmospheric and they tell a great story behind the ceramic art …

  3. Valentina

    O my, what a great post and such an interesting and brave woman! It make me feel so small….staying in one place and holding on my everyday routine, on and on. I love the scenery and can easy imagine myself hanging around there and playing with clay all day long. Thank you for shareing Irene.

  4. celine

    The colors and textures in these photos are incredible! What a gorgeous palette and a wonderful sight to start my day here in Oregon.

  5. fenny setiawan

    I think making ceramic or clay artwork is a stress therapy too. I would love to learn one day :). And these picture are so gorgeous, the imperfection at the pictures makes it beautiful.

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