A chance meeting with Sule in one of our galleries has developed into a wonderful friendship as well as a regular source for a myriad of new items. Sule’s impeccable eye for the find has helped build profits, from bags and jewelry to apples. An apple a day keeps the profits in play.
Atelier East/West products are desired art pieces. I get a frequent positive comments from customers. The originality and the beauty of these products attract customers to come in. I always have a few pieces on display in the storefront window. Even though the photos on the website are great. I have to say that the actual products are even better. I am also impressed with Atelier East/West customer service due to their prompt delivery and reliable service. I enjoy working with the company.
CONTEMPORARY, MINIMAL AND BEAUTIFULLY ICONIC.
"For me, throwing the wheel is a way of confronting oneself. I am comforted working alone or in quiet environments with little conversation and listening to lots of music. I have 20 yrs of teaching behind the wheel. To share this expertise and knowledge comforts me. Every time we open the kiln, a surprise awaits, a new experience. Sometimes, it is happiness, and other times it is disappointment. This keeps me alive, excited… Since I get bored easily, I feel that I have found my life’s passion…"
Gamze was born in 1970 in Ankara, Turkey. She graduated from Bilkent University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design in 1991. Gamze’s glass adventure, that started in 2003, was shaped by the numerous glass workshops she attended at the Glass Furnace foundation. While Gamze Araz continues functional and artistic creation and production for the Camekan Glass Art and Design brand, she also provides training to many others to meet and be fascinated by hot glass.