Christina Karekla completed her Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Ledri School of Art and Design in Nicosia, Cyprus (2003). After that she went on to do a BA at the University of Brighton in the United Kingdom (2003-2006) with a specialization in Ceramics and Visual Research. She then completed her MA in Ceramics at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (2008). Christina\'s work is concerned with the human condition and the ways in which the material properties of clay can be used as a means of expression. She has participated in several group exhibitions in Cyprus and the UK and has completed a six-week residency at the International Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark.