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I have long been fascinated with lines and curves and how they relate to each other in a given form, and also with vessels and the idea of containment. Having worked as a designer and then craft teacher there are many experiences upon which I...

Maggie has worked with porcelain for thirty years; an Arts Council Research & Development Award currently supports the expansion of her porcelain portfolio, signposting a fourth decade. Marine life, geology and palaeontology have informed her work to date; porcelain has been the chosen material, with...

I have been designing and creating ceramic figures and latterly, animals for over 30 years. My inspiration is drawn from nature, using my own observations and research. In my studio at the rear of my Georgian town house I sculpt every piece individually, and after...

After working as a design engineer for many years, I changed career and trained at Nevilles Cross College, Durham, to become an art teacher. I then taught art at a comprehensive school. I left full-time teaching and took a studio at Washington Arts Centre to...

Elisabeth lives and works in Kirbymoorside. She uses red clay with layers of coloured glazes to enhance simple thrown shapes. Elegant pulled handles are a feature of her jugs, and rabbit stoppers a new quirky addition. Sixty tonnes of clay have passed through Elisabeth's hands...