Website of Alex
van de Wal
Born in 1924, lived and worked as a potter in Blaricum The
uncle, the renowned potter Frans Slot from Epe (Gelderland), just
showed him a few basic things. Right from the start he found his own
way, both technically and artistically.
He turned and formed his mostly classic shapes in clay. Developing and
putting together his own glazes, firing the products in either an
electrical or natural gas heated kiln. He focussed on
crystal glazes, but also appreciated luster-, woodash- and reduction
Alex van de Wal passed away on August 2 2016.
keramiek vanaf Jugendstil tot
2000' (Dutch ceramics from Jugendstil through the year 2000) by W.H.
Spijker published at the occasion of an exposition in the Singermuseum
in Laren (NH).
Pictures of his work