Joseph Agius, Ceramic artist

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How did you get started?

I started going to evening classes in Targa gap in 1990, and  I haven’t stopped since.

What genre do you consider your work to be?

A neo-social realism movement

Describe your work in less than 10 words.

It makes a person think.

Where was your first exhibition held?

Ir-Razzett tal-Markiz, Mosta

How long have you been practising your art?

Since 1990.

Which is your favourite from among your own artworks?

Ethnic Groups (the one displayed at the entrance of Mater Dei)

Whose artist’s work are you most inspired by?

Egon Schiele

What are you working on at the moment?

A piece I will title “An Altar for a Burial”

Are you a morning person or do you come alive at night?

Morning person

How many coffees a day? Don’t embellish.

I’m a tea drinker, a lot of teas!

Sundays can be very productive for some and very unproductive for others. How do you spend yours?

Going to the gym and doing ceramics.

Wine and cheese. Yes or no?


If you were given a million euros, what would you indulge yourself with?

I would go and visit a lot of museums worldwide

Favourite place to holiday?


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