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My ceramics reflect the tactile joy of throwing pots and handling clay - the surface decorations invite you to pick the bowls up and feel their texture and form in your palms. All my pieces are unique, handmade on the pottery wheel in my studio...

My work is inspired from how we perceive the expression of spirit through physical movement, creating recognisable signs that we then can interpret unconsciously, the unspoken communication, `how spirit moves us`. Using the human form, I am attempting to expand my awareness of the initiating...

As a mainly self taught potter Marvin Kitshaw favours learning from the material and its processes, using written and visual sources to inform his practice; being experimental as an 'alchemist', listening and looking. Marvin trained at Newcastle College of Art and Design as a Three...

Francesca King is a ceramicist and glass artist living in York. Last autumn she began a tile production line, focusing on feature tiles in standard tile sizes to complement any kitchen or bathroom installation. Her work shows a love of natural objects and landscape. Francesca...

I graduated from University of Leeds in 2006 with a BA (Hons) degree in Combined Studies in Design, specialising in the area of ceramics. Working for ceramicist Jim Robison as an artist assistant/apprentice since 2005 has allowed me to learn and experiment with different techniques...

Most of my work is thrown on the wheel. I like the process of creating in action rather than stillness, and the form and detail produced by that action. I create strong contrasting textures of clay and glaze, often using powdered clays on the wet...

I am interested in portraying animals and birds on the point of action, poised between fight and flight. I find that using 'naked clay' suits my work, most particularly through saggar firing- the shapes I make are generally straightforward, but the flash of smoke or...

30 years ago I went to college and studied ceramics and started up my studio but the twists and turns of fate resulted in not being able to continue and having to find a career that provided regular monthly remunerations so I went into teaching....