Nina Kawar

Nina Kawar

  • Artist’s Statement

    Nina Kawar is an artist whose creative practice explore and aims to push the boundaries of porcelain and paper through the process of carving and delicate forms. The elusive and often fragile works derive from an intrigue with the human condition. Many of her influences stem from nature’s mesmerizing patterns and the many facets within biology, psychology, and spirituality. The foundation of her work is grounded in healing, awareness, and a reflection on the temporality of this fragile life.

    The process of creation for Nina has always been a powerful place of meditation and surrendering to the moment. Creating from an intuitive place, each piece allows space for her to let go of control, listen and be a channel for consciousness and evolutionary growth.

  • Biography

    Nina Kawar is a sculptor whose creative practice explores and aims to push the boundaries of porcelain through the process of carving and delicate forms. The elusive and often fragile sculptures derive from an intrigue with the human condition and healing. Many of her influences stem from psychology, biology, and spirituality.

    Born and raised in a Palestinian American home in Wisconsin, Nina's sculptural work explores her multi-cultural lens that parallels her curiosity for patterns, perspectives and consciousness. She started her artistic journey in 2005 at San Diego Community College and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 3D Design in 2011. Finding her passion for porcelain at Clemson University, she received a Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics in 2014. Currently residing in the Appalachian Mountains, she has established a studio practice in the historical Marshall High Studios in Marshall, NC.

Showing 1–12 of 42 artworks

Nina Kawar

Agaricales (A2), 2023
4 x 4 x 1.5 ″ Porcelain, gouache $230.00

Nina Kawar

Immanence, 2020
11 x 12 x 11 ″ Porcelain $1,600.00

Nina Kawar

Emanation, 2020
12 x 23 x 11 ″ Porcelain $1,900.00

Nina Kawar

Jellypuss, 2023
25 x 10 x 4 ″ Porcelain and gouache $2,100.00

Nina Kawar

The Goddess, 2023
20.5 x 24 x 15 ″ Stoneware, gouache, and mica $4,000.00

Nina Kawar

Frequency, 2023
30.75 x 25x 2 Mushroom paper $1,600.00

Nina Kawar

Source, 2023
18 x 17.5 x 9 ″ Porcelain, gouache, gold leaf $3,000.00

Nina Kawar

Luminescence (II), 2023
8.5 x 7 x 7 ″ Mushroom paper, transfer paper, wood, LED light, hemp rope $300.00

Nina Kawar

Luminescence (I), 2023
8.5 x 7 x 7 ″ Mushroom paper, transfer paper, wood, LED light, hemp rope $300.00

Nina Kawar

Grace, 2023
9 x 17 x 6 ″ Porcelain $1,200.00

Nina Kawar

Agaricales (A1), 2023
3.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 ″ Porcelain, gouache $200.00

Nina Kawar

Equilibrium, 2020
13 x 21 x 11 ″ Porcelain $1,900.00