La Griff’ du Chat-Man

Nicolas Ponton is a self-taught artist who has been deeply interested in Chinese philosophy for many years. He has chosen clay as his means of expression and considers working with earth as an exchange of energy and a way of soothing his mind by bringing out his emotions.

Descriptif La Griff’ du Chat-Man

His studio is called "Between Heaven and Earth", which perfectly sums up the Zen feeling of his Creations. Inspired by Buddhist and Taoist wisdom, he conjures up a spiritual universe through his Work. Nicolas designs and makes all his creations in his workshop. They are shaped from sandstone, signed, dried and baked at 1250°C. He incorporates coloured glass into his dishes to provide them with aquatic depth.
CREATIONS
- His production comprises dreamlike characters with a celestial appearance, together with sleek crystalline dishes, which give off a subtle, harmonising energy.
- Clocks and jewellery
SALES OUTLETS
- Venosc: At La Griff du Chat Man shop.
LABEL
- Member of the Oisans "Route des Savoir-Faire".

Types

  • Shops
  • Bad weather alternative
  • Art craftsmen
  • Craftmen
  • Potter
  • Sculpter

Comforts

Languages spoken

  • French

Opening

From 01/01 to 31/01, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 7 pm.

From 01/02 to 30/04, daily between 10 am and 7 pm.

From 01/05 to 20/06, daily.

From 21/06 to 31/08, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 7 pm.

From 16/09 to 12/12, daily.

From 13/12 to 31/12, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 7 pm.

Prices

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

Location supplement

In the centre of Venosc village, in the pedestrian street just below the church square.