Jos Devriendt



Night and Day 116, 2017
Night and Day 116, 2017
ceramic
63 x 48 x 40 cm
24.8 x 18.9 x 15.8 in.

Space Horizon 27, 2018
Space Horizon 27, 2018
glazed stoneware, electrical components, textile lampshade
98 x 28 x 28 cm
38.6 x 11 x 11 in

Night and Day 153, 2018
Night and Day 153, 2018
Stoneware, gold enamel
32,5 x 21 x 34 cm
12.8 x 8.3 x 13.4 in

Night & Day 156, 2018
Night & Day 156, 2018
Glazed stoneware
30 x 30 x 36 cm
11.8 x 11.8 x 14.2 in

Night & Day 157, 2018
Night & Day 157, 2018
Glazed stoneware
19 x 33 x 26 cm
7.5 x 13 x 10 in

Night and Day 172, 2018
Night and Day 172, 2018
Glazed stoneware
71 x 58 x 58 cm
28 x 23 x 23 in

Night and Day 190, 2018
Night and Day 190, 2018
Glazed stoneware
42 x 30 x 36 cm
16.5 x 11.8 x 14.1 in

Space Horizon 24 C, 2018
Space Horizon 24 C, 2018
glazed ceramic, electrical components
13 x 14 x 14 cm
5.1 x 5.5 x 5.5 in

Space Horizon 24 B, 2018
Space Horizon 24 B, 2018
glazed ceramic, electrical components
40 x 38 x 38 cm
14.9 x 14.9 x 15.7 in

Space Horizon 49, 2018
Space Horizon 49, 2018
glazed stoneware, electrical components, textile lampshade
224 x 112 x 112 cm
88 x 44 x 44 in

Space Horizon 14, 2018
Space Horizon 14, 2018
glazed porcelain, electrical components
29 x 13 x 13 cm
11.4 x 5.1 x 5.1 in

Space Horizon 6, 2018
Space Horizon 6, 2018
glazed stoneware, electrical components, textile lampshade
65 x 35 x 35 cm
25.6 x 13.8 x 13.8 in

Night and Day 122, 2017
Night and Day 122, 2017
Glazed stoneware
36 x 28 x 28 cm
14.2 x 11 x 11 in.

N°32 / 33, 2013
N°32 / 33, 2013
ceramic, ivory white glaze


Eclips 14, 2015
Eclips 14, 2015
Stoneware, manganese glaze
12 x 30 x 21 cm
4.7 x 11.8 x 8.3 in.




Belgian, born in 1964 in Ostend.
Lives and works in Ghent, Belgium


Jos Devriendt defines himself as a "low tech designer", and this statement proves true in his production: simple yet sensible ceramic objects beautifully fulfill their role: a seductive take on functionalism.
Devriendt’s most recent series reveal his openness to the outside world and his acute sense of nature observation. The alternation of day and night, the rhythm of high tide and low tide and the passing of the seasons all leave an imprint on the work and define the artist’s colour palette. By ways of games of clair-obscur, Devriendt creates lamps and objects that perform as devices to put lights— both natural and artificial— at play.

Devriendt's works are always a combination of elementary volumes, and his minimalistic approach leaves it up to the light to animate and make the "functional sculpture" complete. Fascinated by the aura and tactility of forms, Devriendt’s practice simultaneously embeds the earthiness of the ceramist and the ethereality of the poet.