Tuesday January 02, 2018

Ceramic artist Steven Heinemann on the painstaking process of working with clay

Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature is on until Jan. 21, 2018 at the Gardiner Museum.

Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature is on until Jan. 21, 2018 at the Gardiner Museum. (Photo by Micah Donovan)

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For four decades, Canadian ceramic artist Steven Heinemann has been turning clay into mesmerizing works of art. Heinemann has been widely recognized around the world with several national and international awards and prestigious residencies under his belt, and he came by the q studio to speak with guest host Ali Hassan about the challenges of working with clay, and the life lessons he's learned from his art form.

Steve Heinemann

(Photo by Tara Fillion)

Steve Heinemann

(Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid)

Steve Heinemann

(Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid)

Produced by Cora Nijhawan