Danielle Thiris

Danielle Thiris — The Jug That Wishes It Was A Champion Discus thrower, 2023


One of a series of clay sketches, to explore joining disparate and trans historic elements into a unified piece. 

Danielle Thiris is influenced by her Cypriot and Greek Heritage her practice explores prehistoric vessels, ceremonial objects and nature (human, animal and plant). Thiris uses a South Australian terracotta clay and hand builds her pieces using a combination of traditional techniques, such as coiling, pinching and carving. Thiris exhibited as part of NGV Melbourne Design Week, 2021 & 2022. Thiris completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts at the University of South Australia and a Bachelor of Textile Design at RMIT.

Melbourne Design Fair 2023

May 19- June 21

Read more about this years MDF here.

The Melbourne Design Fair 2023 is curated by the National Gallery of Victoria and delivered in collaboration with the Melbourne Art Foundation.


Material: terracotta, terra sigillata, slips, oxides, ash, glaze, midfire.

Dimensions:  mini

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