Dilek Aydincioglu is a self-taught ceramic artist and a researcher with a linguistics degree who started her non-functional ceramic studio at the Mergatroid Building in Vancouver, BC. in 1999. During this time, she was the students of ceramic artist Mas Funo working on his approach to Japanese hand-building and firing techniques under the studio pottery tradition. After her return to Istanbul, she started to work as a sub-brand under Aydincioglu Architecture & Engineering LTD primarily carrying out Modern Turkish Ceramic murals conservation projects, including commissioned design productions of contemporary tableware objects involving for chef’s tables. She moved back to Canada in 2017 opened up her workshop and continued her cultural and material researches and fused in her work under her brand Astras Céramique. Her closeness to nature, sculptural like, and non-traditional dinning ware pieces offer a unique and exciting way to experience and interpret the gastronomic creations and the dining room around us. This though-provoking design approach that enhances creativity, experimentation, art, and exploration of new ideas and concepts that reflects the ever-evolving nature of society that provides alternative perspectives became Quebecer’s loving brand, made with European taste for contemporary design and ceramic art lovers.
2011 Parsons New School of Design | Summer Intensive Program New York
2001 Vancouver Film School Su