Erives’ work is reflective of the everyday things around her, her home, and family. This tile was among several included in our Chromatic Formation Exhibition which opened in November, 2021.
Christina Erives is a LA based Mexican American artist working primarily in ceramics.. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a BFA and MA and an MFA from Penn State University. She was a Visiting Artist Instructor at the University of Montana from 2019 to May 2020. She has exhibited in the USA and Mexico, and was an Emerging Artist and awarded Victor Spinski Award at the National Council On Education for The Ceramics Arts in 2017.
Erives writes that ceramics as a material has permanence , it is one of the ways we have been able to learn about ancient cultures. There is so much beauty in these traditions and Christina Erives’ aim has been to make a mark of her time that will be preserved in the history of ceramic objects.
Every handmade piece at Alma’s is a story of its craft.