I’m a ceramic animal sculptor who aims to capture the quirks and characters of each subject, a process which inspires my creativity infinitely.

ABOUT MY WORK

In Total Creative Control From Start to Finish

My work in inspired by nature. I make dogs, wildlife and endangered animals. I create each piece in my own unique style with a quirky way that hopes to raise a smile on your face and an instinctive response of pleasure. I do like to experiment and push myself with new processes and techniques. I am always leaning and hope never to stop.

I enjoy working alongside fellow ceramic artists and moving my own practice along. Watching, experimenting and learning is part of the long heritage of ceramic practice and one I’m keen to carry on.

I have also created a new range of work that I have dubbed ‘Potimals’. These are animal sculptures that are mounted on thrown pots. This technique allows me to use poses and show details that would be impossible with a self-supporting structure. I start most of my animal forms with a paper armature. These pieces are usually made of white stoneware clay that I prefer for its versatility and ability to hold more impactful colours.

 

My Work CV

Galleries

Jane Reeves Gallery – Padstow

Potters Gallery – Bristol

Trumpet Corner Gallery – Ledbury

 

Galleries / Exhibitions / CV

Galleries

The Padstow Gallery – Padstow 

 

Timothy Hawkins Gallery – Hereford 

The Bevere Gallery  - Worcester         

Mulberry Tree Gallery  - Swanage    

 

Portside Gallery

Exhibitions - Current and Future

Artists Showcase – A little Bird Told Me Gallery Wendover, 1 to 31 March 2019 

 

Artists and Makers Fair,  Liston Hall, Marlow, Bucks,  6 April 2019 

 

Old Mayor’s Parlour Gallery Spring Exhibition Hereford 9 April to 13 May 2019 

 

Artists and Makers Fair  Haddenham, Bucks, 27 to 28 April 2019 

 

RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Three Counties Showground, 9 to 12 May 2019*

 

The Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye 23 May to 2 June 2019* 

 

Bucks Art Weeks 151 Churchway, Haddenham HP17 8LG 11 to 23 June 2019 

 

Royal Three Counties Show, Three Counties Showground, 14 to 16 June 2019*

 

hArt Hereford, Venue TBC 7 to 15 September 2019  

 

Frampton Country Fair, Frampton-on-Seven, 8 September 2019 

 

Kington Show, The Ovals Farm, Kington, 14 September 2019* 

 

Malvern Autumn Show, 28 to 29 September 2019, Three Counties Showground* 

 

Artists and Makers Fair, part of Thame Art Crawl, Masonic Hall, Thame  19 October 2019 

 

The Craft Festival Cardiff, Cardiff City Hall, Cardiff, 1 to 3 November 2019

Artists and Makers Fair,  Liston Hall, Marlow, Bucks,  9 November 2019 


Artists and Makers Fair  Haddenham, Bucks, 30 November to 1 December 2019 

Exhibitions - Past

Artists and Makers Fair  Haddenham, Bucks,  8 to 9 December 2018

Artists and Makers Fair,  Thame Town Hall, Oxon, 1 December 2018

Artists and Makers Fair,  Thame Town Hall, Oxon, 24 November 2018

Artists and Makers Fair,  Princes Risborough Community Centre, 10 November 2018

Made By Hand Cardiff City Hall 2 to 4 November 2018

Artists and Makers Fair,  Thame Town Hall, Oxon, 20 October 2018

Solo Exhibition at The Red Steps Gallery, Ceramic Art Whiteway, 3 to 31st October 2018

Malvern Autumn Show, 29 to 30 September 2018, Three Counties Showground

Frampton Country Fair, Frampton-on-Seven, 9 September

Kington Show, The Ovals Farm, Kington, 8 September 2018

Three Choirs Festival, The Left Bank, Hereford,  28 July to 4 August

Designer Crafts Exhibition at Chelsea College of Art, 12 to 21 July 2018

Royal Three Counties Show, Three Counties Showground, 15 to 17 June 2018

RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Three Counties Showground, 10 to 13 May 2018

Artists and Makers Fair,  Haddenham, Bucks,  28 to 29 April 2018

All About Dogs, Newbury Showground, 13 to 15 April 2018 


The Society of Designer Craftsmen Annual Exhibition at The Mall Galleries London - January 2015. Awarded a Distinction Award for a New Licentiate.

C.V.

Core Skills

Handbuilding/Salt-Firing/Raku/Glazing/Kiln Management/Throwing

Education

Hereford College of Arts

MA Contemporary Crafts November 2015

 

Hereford College of Arts

BA (Hons) Contemporary Applied Arts   July 2014

 

Professional Memberships

Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen

Buckinghamshire Potters and Sculpture Society

Member of the Herefordshire Guild of Craftsmen
Member of The South Wales Potters

Craft Potters Association

 
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