Demet Galatali
Demetgalatali Studio
Bodrum Muğla, Turkey


Miniature ceramics is my passion.

What type of clay do you use?
I use stoneware clay.

What temperature do you fire to?

I fire at cone 5–6.

What is your primary forming method?
I use a mini-wheel.

What is your favorite surface treatment?


What one word would you use to describe your work?

Each of my works is one of a kind.

What is your favorite thing about your studio?

Sea view from my window

What is the one thing in your studio you can’t live without?


What are your top three studio wishes?

I am content with my studio.

What’s on your current reading list?

Glazing books

How do you save money on materials and supplies?
Try to care for what I have at hand.

How do you recharge creatively?

I wake up at six in the morning. Morning breeze, coffee, and music recharges me.

What did your first piece look like?

I fell in love with my first piece, though it was shapeless.

What ceramic superpower would you have and why?

Cleaning the studio in 5 minutes.

What area of skill do you most look to other artists to learn?


Who is your ceramic art mentor and why?

I learned throwing myself by working 6 months on the mini-wheel.

What is on your studio playlist?

Steven Tyler

Why do you create art?

I create art to feel the joy of creating.

If you could change one property of clay, what would it be?

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