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I make mostly thrown work, functional and decorative stoneware and fire to 1260oC in electric or gas kilns. With husband Ken, we hold pottery workshops five or six times a month for potters or beginner potters - see website for details. I trained at South Cheshire...

The surfaces of my work have been inspired by the constant interaction between the natural elements of Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. I work on the potter's wheel and I have always been fascinated by the fluid response of hands shaping clay. It gives me a...

I trained at Carlisle College of Art and Manchester College of Art in the 1960s in 3 Dimensional Design specialising in silversmithing and ceramics. I am now retired having worked as a jeweller and silversmith for 45 years. Since my retirement I have devoted more...

My ceramic works reflect a response to ideas and influences that become important to me. I am interested in the process and the medium of clay to express these. I have been exploring the possibilities inherent in porcelain paper clay to layer thin strips into...

Making my own decorated tiles provides a rich palette for my mosaics. Designs are inspired by textiles, jewellery, glaze behaviours or my own doodles. Mosaics may be pictorial or abstract, functional or decorative eg splashbacks, fire surrounds and windowsills. I like breaking the 'rules' of...

A fascination in marks of erosion and an ongoing exploration of tactile objects inspires the decorative sculptures and vessels of ceramic artist Anna Whitehouse. Her practice has evolved from growing up in Yorkshire and spending time outdoors. From scrambling over rocks in the Dales to...

For some time now I have been mistreating clay. I encourage different stoneware clay bodies to combine together either by lamination or by using a technique which is a cross between millefiore and agate ware. Sometimes I apply coloured slips before slashing and stretching the...

My work is a mix of functional and decorative ware. I really enjoy getting patterns and images onto my ceramic pieces using a variety of techniques. Most of my work is thrown using a white earthenware body. I make considerable use of coloured slips and...

All my work, be it thrown or hand built, is generously made; substantial rims and handles freely decorated using a minimum of vibrant colours. All my work is made in white earthenware fired to 1160/70° centigrade. My ideas and influences come from many places. Artists...

Kathryn is a Fine artist who makes sculptural ceramics for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Her work is hand built, she intuitively responds to the clay as it spirals and twists to create unique organic forms. As the clay dries it is carved, scraped and...