Peter Mthombeni - skilled and creative ceramic artist at work
Renowned, multi award winning ceramic artist Peter Mthombeni creates stylish and trendy high quality pottery and tableware. He offers a vibrant array of colourful pieces including cups and saucers, teapots, platters, plates, bowls and containers. His exquisitely finely crafted tulip teacups and saucers are a joy to behold! During Crafts Alive we have the privilege of seeing Peter at work each day at his potter’s wheel making beautiful pieces of ceramics from a lump of clay.
Do come and see for yourself an art work emerge for the creative hands of a skilled craftsman. Peter loves to interact with whomever observes his work and he will tell you stories of his creations for rich and famous people.
Amongst his vast portfolio of commissions, is an 80-piece dinnerware set designed and manufactured in 2007 for a function hosted by past President Thabo Mbeki. The many pieces held in museums and private collections include, Gallerie II Venturio in Belgium, London Museum in the UK, Toronto Museum in Canada, Pretoria Art Museum, Johannesburg Art Gallery, University of Johannesburg. Specialized orders are welcome.