Ashwini Bhat. Photo by Hollis Engley, 2016.
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Ashwini Bhat

Ashwini Bhat studied ceramics with Ray Meeker at Golden Bridge Pottery, Pondicherry, India. She has a M.A degree in literature and studied classical dance for nearly ten years before working as a professional dancer in the Padmini Chettur Dance Company for four years. Bhat built her studio and wood-firing kiln near Auroville, Pondicherry, India and continues to make sculptural ceramic works there and in U.S., where she currently lives.


Ashwini Bhat. Photo by Hollis Engley, 2016.
The cooperative and social nature of wood-firing gives me plenty of access to community. Still, over the years, artistic restlessness has spurred me to collaborate with artists in other mediums...