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Olga Myltseva

  • Ceramicist
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Master Artisan
Olga Myltseva Ceramicist
Russian, English
By appointment only
+7 9520952354
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An explosion of creativity

  • • Olga turned to ceramics after making papier maché dolls
  • • It takes her up to two months to create a sculpture
  • • She creates ceramic versions of Neolithic rock paintings

Olga Myltseva uses the principles of molecular cuisine in her ceramics; sometimes it is a challenge to guess what her pieces are made of. One of her signature skills, is imitating different materials and textures, from rusted metal to stone, using clay. "I am fascinated by the tactile experience that ceramics can offer," she says. "It gives me a thrill to create a piece that feels like concrete or looks like copper." She started out by making dolls from papier maché and polymeric materials, but soon sought a new, more versatile medium for her ideas. Ceramics gave Olga what she was looking for, and her creativity exploded. She now makes intricate vases, exuberant figurative sculptures and thought-provoking wall panels.

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Blue Rose

This hand shaped ceramic vase is part of the Blue Rose series. This small collection grew out of a desire to design a vase specifically for roses. Olga drew inspiration from the contrast between moist brown soil and tender rose buds. It took her two months of experimenting to be able to convey the flower’s fragile beauty.

Height 15.7 cm
Width 8.3 cm

Black & Gold

These three ceramic vases were wheel turned and conceived as a set. The shiny textured gold glaze contrasts sharply with the matt finish of the clay.

Mongolia & Spirit-Calling

These two ceramic figurines are part of a series on historical dress and folk figures.


This vase is one from a series of two, for which Olga combined a textured finish with a soft, pastel colour palette.

Marine Studies

This hand shaped ceramic sculpture is part of a series of abstract objects made for interior decoration.

Height 40 cm

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