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Ceramic Artist Valdis Pauliņš
Pottery created by Valdis Pauliņš fully preserve and reflect the character of the ethnic pottery of Latgale – shape, decoration, specific methods of firing. Do not miss the oportunity to take a part in pottery making and to see handmade ceramic items.
Leisure activities at ceramics workshop
Take a part in creating pottery items from the start to the very end – trying a hand at 'throwing' pots and taking a part in firing a kiln. Take a look at various kinds of ceramic ware and purchase souvenirs and garden ceramics. Activities are for individual visitors, families, or larger groups.
You can pitch a tent by the riverside of Dubna.
About ceramist occupation
Valdis is a true master of his craft and runs two workshops in Krāslava and in the district, operating both a wood fuelled kiln and an electric kiln for urgent commissions.
Pottery in Latgale is not very popular nowadays so come to visit and experience this interesting tradition.