At The Ode To we are always curious to learn more about creativity and artistry, so we asked Henna Nuutinen to tell us a little bit about her life, her art and her sources of inspiration.
What do you call your series of artworks?
– 'Little Creatures'.
What technique have you used?
– I use stoneware clay with engobes and glazes, employing a traditional coiling technique to build thin-walled pieces—a process that's both slow and meditative.
What inspired you to create the artworks you have made for The Ode To?
– Inspiration sprouts from rugged nature, literature, dance, and movement. I channel these influences through an intuitive hand-building process.
Can you tell us about your background and how you came to be an artist?
– Initially drawn to design studies with a focus on furniture, I stumbled upon clay towards the end of my bachelor's degree. What started as a hobby slowly began to envelop more of my time. During my master's studies, I found
How would you describe your art and aesthetics in three words?
– Abstract, organic, contemporary
What we love about HENNA NUUTINEN:
Henna's artistic prowess shines through her distinct ability to intertwine the raw beauty of nature and the fluidity of dance into her ceramic creations. Her organic, abstract sculptures resonate with a unique harmony, inviting viewers to explore the subtle dance between form and movement within each handcrafted piece.