Ceramic & Silver Jewelry Creations
Ofrat Gilady-Sten
Creative ceramics artworks and Precious Metal Clay fine silver jewelry
Artist's Bio

                 Ofrat grew up in Israel and spent most of her life there.  In 1992 she earned an Instructor Certificate in the Art of Textiles at Ornim College and The Ministry of Education and Culture.  As an instructor for Textiles she trained and explored weaving, embroidery, sketching, history of textiles, dying fabrics and more. In Addition, Ofrat took classes in image consulting and modeling  at Shenkar - Engineering, Design and Art School . In 1992 She earned Certificate of Image Consulting: Modeling in the Field. 

           In 1994 she began her teaching studies in Fine Arts and Design towards an undergraduate degree in the Beit Be’rl College - The College for the Instruction of Art Teachers.  She took courses in art history, sculpture in clay and other materials, fibers and paper, drawing, and printmaking. 

            In 1998, Ofrat and her family moved to the USA.

In 2002, already a mother of two young boys, Ofrat went back to school to complete her formal education.  She has BA in Studio Arts from Drew University, Madison NJ. 
            Since obtaining her degree, Ofrat has been working with clay and developing her understanding of the material. Along with working in her home studio, she takes ceramic classes with different pottery instructors.
In addition to ceramics, Ofrat has been taking classes in Glass fusing beads, wax carving jewelry, and Precious Metal Clay (PMC). 
              In Feb 2010, Ofrat received her Level 1 Precious Metal Clay Certificate from the PMCConnection.