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Sculpture, Low Relief Wall Tile
"I am a visual artist. My style is minimalism, my medium is anything from paper to concrete, but most of the time it's clay."
Marek Jacisin was born and raised in Czechoslovakia where he received a Masters Degree in Economics. After he fled communist Czechoslovakia in 1986, he was granted political asylum in the USA. He settled down in California and later moved to Massachusetts. Always drawn to clay, he took his first ceramics course in 1990 at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston with Warren Matther. Marek is also an instructor at Harvard Ceramics Program, Artisan Asylum and Munroe Art Center.
Marek focuses on public art and recently finished a Tile Mural projects in Palo Alto, CA., Tiles Commission at Rockford Memorial Hospital, Rockford, IL., Bas-relief Ceramic Mural that is part of the collaborative project for Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge,MA (2013) and Somerville,MA (2016), Transformer Box Mural Project for Arlington Public Art, Arlington, MA (July 2016) and outdoor sculpture for Kennard Park Sculpture Trail (October 2016). Marek's work is in the permanent collections of the National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia and Arthur S. Goldberg Collection, Brookline, MA. USA