Archive for October, 2011

Katerina Tana tiles "Breakwater" for Santa Barbara Showcase House, Spring 2012

I am delighted to share the news, that due to the enthusiastic response to my ceramic tile collection BREAKWATER for Jeffrey Court, it will be featured at the currently “under construction” showcase house.

This is a handmade, made  in California collection, that will be available at the beginning of 2012. It is inspired by the beauty of Southern California!

There will opportunities galore to showcase my textiles (KTC LOOM) as well, and my Violetta lantern!

The areas I have been asked to design are:

The 2 bedroom Pool/Guesthouse

The Pool and Gazebo

We will keep you posted.  In the meantime here is a sneak peek at one of the deco hexagonal tiles!

This is the Coral Hex Deco in Oyster/Matte

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Last night I was at the Getty Center celebration for “Pacific Standard Time”, a six month series of exhibitions saluting the contribution of the west coast artists to the art movements of the past 60 years. The exhibits span the entire region of LA and beyond. The ubiquitous freeways of LA that have been described  as the “corridors” connecting the various venues, and creating for the region a sudden intimacy.

The art on display at the Getty is jaw dropping, and a joy to see pieces of such scale and beauty in the hallowed halls. Must see!

Art Platform at the LA Mart was a terrific gathering of galleries from near and far. Loved seeing the new additions to the Flowers Gallery, London roster; Mona Kuhn and Robert Polidori, and the always wonderful Nicola Hicks and Patrick Hughes.


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