Galia Bernstein was born and raised in Israel. She started her career as a graphic designer and illustrator in the Israeli Army's weekly magazine. She continued to work in publishing and was the art director of two Israeli children's magazines, before she moved to New York to study illustration in Parsons School of Design. She now lives in Brooklyn

She is now a full time Illustrator, a part time textile designer and an amateur ceramics artist. This is her first ceramics collection.

Her work is clean and graphic and heavily influenced by Mid Century design and Eastern European and Scandinavian folk art.

Round Bird Plaque

2012

In off-white, brown or terracotta. Unglazed. Metal oxides brushed into the carved surface to enhance the texture. After firing, Iron oxide creates a reddish rust affect. manganese dioxide creates a darker metallic affect.

H: 12", W: 12", D: .5"

Large Bird Mobile

2012

Two birds and an egg tied together in a cotton cord on a small wood ring. In off-white, brown or terracotta. Unglazed. Metal oxides brushed into the carved surface to enhance the texture. After firing, Iron oxide creates a reddish rust affect. manganese dioxide creates a darker metallic affect

H: 15", W: 7.5", D: 1"

Small Bird Ornament

2012

In off-white, brown or terracotta. Unglazed. Metal oxides brushed into the carved surface to enhance the texture. After firing, Iron oxide creates a reddish rust affect. manganese dioxide creates a darker metallic affect. Tied in silk ribbon

H: 2.75", W: 4.75", D: 0.75"