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As a ceramic artist and teacher I am drawn to the huge variety of clays, firing techniques, methods of making and surface decoration that are available and I work between stoneware, porcelain and earthware, throwing pots, hand-building whimsical pieces and slip-casting.  My recent body of...

I am a ceramic artist creating both functional and decorative work that is greatly influenced by my childhood home in rural Scotland. Working mostly in porcelain, the challenge of construction is what I enjoy. The texture is important to me. I use treasures found on my travels and...

As a coastal dweller, Jones’s work is inspired by the fragments of shell, fossil and bone, washed up onto the beach with each tide – vessels imprinted with traces of life and contents that have long gone. Jones often uses the organic process of the wheel...

I trained as a graphic designer, specialising in illustration but have always been interested in exploring other artistic disciplines including painting and ceramics. In addition to free-lance work, I taught art & design for 15 years in Leicestershire schools and colleges. In 1987 I brought...

I am a Yorkshire based artist working from my studio in Leeds and have developed a new body of work during 2015. I use different building techniques and throwing to produce a range of earthenware pieces with a strong identity. All work is decorated before...

At the moment I work with a coarse textured clay fired to stoneware temperatures, suitable for use inside and out. It is decorated with slips, metal oxides and sometimes a little glaze. Having lived in the Pennines for many years I started making sheep. These...

I make large sculptural coil pots. My inspiration for this was seeing photos of Moira Young's lovely pots in a book on ceramics not long after I started playing with clay. I enjoy the therapeutic process of coiling and the fact that using clay as...

Observing and collecting interesting and unusual things whether they belong to the natural world in the form of wood, stone or fossils or to the manmade world in the form of rusted iron or weathered tile give me the inspiration for my pottery. My home...