My name is Monika and I am the designer and the sculptor behind MaaP Studio. I was born in Zakopane, a ”magical place” surrounded by the Polish Tatra Mountains. The presence of the mountains nearly in my backyard had a hypnotic effect on my perceptions. It was in Zakopane that I created my first designs, mostly sculptures made in wood. From there I moved to Gdansk where I gained a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and Ceramics. Living on the coast of the Baltic Sea completely changed my way of seeing objects, making me a keen observer of structure and tensions within material.
Whilst studying for my Master’s I found out that clay and me are the perfect match! After I graduated I moved to UK with my husband. Soon after that, I became a mum and many things changed in my life. I thus started to think about smaller projects. In 2008 I bought my first kiln and designed floral ceramic...
- Born on October 1
- Joined January 23, 2010