Michael Rice

Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Michael Rice is an Irish Designer, Artist, and Maker who specializes in ceramics and more recently glass. He also is the Associate Professor of Studio Art in the Visual Communication Department of the American University in Dubai.

He is particularly interested in Terra Sigillata and firing procedures such as Raku, Smoke and Saggar firing and his work is concerned with surface, tessellation, natural geometry and virtuosity.

In 2016 he was a prizewinner in the Van Cleef and Arples Middle East Emergent Designer Award at Design Days Dubai, was named as the International Academy of Ceramics UNESCO representative for the UAE and exhibited his work as a finalist in the Taiwan Ceramic Biennale in Taipei, World Design Capital 2016.

Date: 2017
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