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I have been making pots since 1968, first in Inverness, where I started Culloden Pottery, moving to Greystoke Gill, Cumbria in 1997 and now working from a workshop at my house in Greystoke. I studied ceramics at Harrogate and Bath Colleges of Art and since...

I am repeatedly drawn to the human figure. Fascinated by the sometimes comic language of the human body, I use my ceramic figures to explore all kinds of ideas, aspects of life and states of mind. There is often a 'what if?' question in my...

After a career in office administration and bringing up my family I returned to education as a mature student achieving a 1st Class Hons Degree in Applied Arts in 2009 at Batley School of Art and Design. I am currently the art technician at a...

I am held captive to the wheel and enjoy exploring thrown and altered processes along with wholesome, rewarding funtional ware. I immerse myself in the whole process from clay preparation, making, glazing and firing and I relish the bond between making my work and also...

I employ clay primarily as a sculptural media which, like my painting, displays a cubist sensitivity to both form and rhythm. A dynamic combination of geometric dislocations, intersecting concave and convex planes and precisely articulated voids all serve to generate teasing ambiguities and crisp contradictions...

I draw inspiration for my work from rock formations above and below ground, landscapes, seascapes, shell, sand and wave formations, imprints and organic material. In recent years I have made pots and sculptures from coiled clay based on these natural forms....