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Catharina Goldnau

Catharina Goldnau explores transitions, juxtaposing traditions and materials in sculptural work that borders functionality. Born next to the Iron Curtain in Germany, she moved to Canada at the age of 19. After academic studies, 4 children and a teaching career, Catharina completed a BA in ceramics at Sheridan College, studying under Linda Sormin and Laura Kukkee.
Shaping clay on the wheel or by hand complements the intellectual challenge of clay and glaze chemistry, both working off each other to realize a desired outcome. Catharina continues to innovate, exploring non-traditional ways of working with clays; mixing custom clays with unconventional additions yields intriguing variations of form and unusual finishes.
Every piece is unique, one-of-a-kind. For custom orders of ceramic columns, please inquire with the artist by email: [email protected]
Catharina is an award-winning graduate with a BA in Craft and Design with a specialty in Ceramics from Sheridan College.

Craft & Design


  • 2020
  • 18 x 43 x 39 cm
  • $1,250


  • 2021
  • 50 x 18 x 50 cm
  • $800


  • 2020
  • 12 x 22 x 21 cm
  • $450

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