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Aaronson, Adam
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View 'Aa3 Small Purple/celedon & Violet Coil Pot'

Adam specialises in free blown glass, and his work experiments with the hugely varied possibilities of the medium. His vessels and sculptures are at once a celebration of the simplicity of pure form, and also an investigation into the possibilities of layering...

Abbott, Jane
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View 'Ja12 Brooch'

Jane trained at Brighton Art School, Gipsy Hill college London and at the university of London, Goldsmiths college in the 1970s.
Her work has centred around the vessel although more recently she has produced flat wall pieces and jewellery as well as sculptural forms
The immediacy of slab building along with hand modelling has been Jane Abbott’s chosen method throughout her work...

Adams, Billy
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View 'Ba7 Roisin Vessel'

Billy Adams is a potter whose work deals with exploring ad experimenting with aspects of landscape. He works within the vessel format, combining textures and colours to give the viewer an intimate insight into his private view of ceramics...

Akroyd , Stuart
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View 'Sa15 Carambola Zest Bottle'

“Since the first moment I worked with hot glass I knew I had found the medium I would use for the rest of my career. I love using glass, where the finished piece is a solid form but creates the sensation of movement and grace.”

Stuart specialises in hot studio glass...

Allison, Justine
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Since leaving college in 1998 Justine been working solely with hand built porcelain creating semi functional pieces. Her work addresses the boundaries between function and decoration. She looks at objects that are used on a daily basis; like the form of a jug and creates pieces that move away from function and are more concerned with the aesthetic and the visual...

Allman, Jeremiah
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View 'Ja3 Twig Beaker'

Jeremiah says
"Art is a constant energy allowing me to find new ways to express myself.
I find joy and inspiration in learning new skills and in adopting them to enhance my artistic vocabulary.
I am an artist/designer; art has always been an integral part of my development, from playing with melting wax as a child to juggling and acrobatic stage shows...

Amirak, Gunizi
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View 'Ga29 Nibble Bowl - Blue'

It is with great sadness that we have belatedly heard of the death of Gunizi. She was in our first Graduate Show and we have shown and sold her work ever since. She was a talented maker and a delightful and kind person. She will be missed.
Her practice was based on thrown, functional slip wares such as cheese and service platters, bowls, jugs and mugs...

Andrews, Martin
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View 'Ma1 Stone Series - Large Blue Flat Form'

Member of Worcestershire Guild of Designer Craftsmen.
Martin is one of Britain’s leading glassmakers. His work is known for its high quality, attention to fine detail, innovative surface treatments and design ideas.
Each piece is designed, handmade and signed by Martin using the finest Crystal glass. As each item is made individually no two items are ever identical...

Andrews, Tim
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View 'Ta30 Taller Green Lidded Curling Piece                          '

Tim has gained an International reputation for his distinctive smoke-fired and raku ceramics. He makes individual raku work, black and white with linear decoration or burnished muted coloured slips. The pieces are usually thrown, although new work is hand-built. Bisque-firing is in a conventional gas kiln...

Applegate, Bryony
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As a designer/maker, Bryony’s work celebrates eye-catching bold colour within distinctive bodies of homeware objects. Her work explores the contrast of colour and material, intriguing the viewer to touch and feel each element. The majority of her work consists of elegant, simple porcelain bodies with elements of other materials such as pewter, paper, wood and acrylic...

Armstrong, Rebecca
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Rebecca Armstrong - De Montfort University
A love of drawing and mark making has directly informed Rebecca's practice, feeding off enduring elements like simplicity, material honesty, with a subtle natural colour palette. Rebecca's work is predominately thrown, hand built and decorated using slip techniques...

Banbury, Clinton
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View 'Cp34 The Best Nest'

Clint cannot remember a time when he was not drawing. His first pictures were of crocodiles with toothy grins so it could be seen from an early age where an artistic career would take him.
Where’s he from?
When he was at school in Billericay he was interested in natural history, fishing, pottery, acting and - to his horror now - collecting birds eggs and butterflies...

Barber, Debbie
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View 'Db26 Game Bird'

Debbie is a ceramic artist who specialises in raku and smoke fired ceramics. She works from her home studio in rural Leicestershire. Her art and design training was in textile decoration and embroidery. After ten years, she changed course and returned to college to train as a potter having a lifelong interest in ceramics.
She retains her influences from her textile background...

Barrett- Danes, Jonathan
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View 'Jbd28 Large Chicken'

Ceramics has been a family tradition spanning four generations at least. The earliest records show a pottery at Hoo in Kent in 1834 where even the street was named after my forbears. Each generation has produced their own particular style of work and responded to the changing needs of society...

Bayless, Hayne
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View '17 Hb2 Teapot'

Hayne says "
"The unintended result, often misread as a mistake and so dismissed, is one of the most fertile sources of new ideas. The trick is not to fool with clay's inherent desire to be expressive.
Pay attention to the clay, not only for the sake of each piece, but because the clay will offer - or impose - its own suggestions of new forms and ways to work...

Berryman, Jo
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View 'Jb Poppy Heads'

Jo trained as a potter in 2 workshops - Coldstone Pottery and Campden Pottery in the Cotswolds. She started and ran Deddington Pottery, Oxon before marrying and moving to Hampshire.
Jo uses a potters wheel to "throw" domestic and decorative pots in high-fired red earthenware with painted, wax resist and slip decoration, also oven - proof dishes and some stoneware items for the garden....

Bird, Karen
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View 'Kb1 Female Torso'

Karen Bird is a portrait and figurative Sculptor/ Ceramic Artist working in clay and casting in bronze, ciment fondu and plaster of Paris. Portrait sculpture has been Karen Bird’s main artistic interest and passion for over twenty five years. She has undertaken many private commissions in portraiture and life sculpture...

Bittl, Petra
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View 'Pb20 Bottle With Round Base'

Petra is one of Germany's leading ceramicists. She undertook her initial training in ceramics at the vocational school in Landshut, Germany. After qualifying, she did further training at the State Technical College for Ceramics Design in Höhr-Grenzhausen, where she graduated, specialising in vessel ceramics under Wolf Matthes...

Blake, Quentin
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Quentin Blake famously illustrated Roald Dahl's books, bringing to life character's such as Matilda, Willy Wonka, The BFG and the Twits. He has also collaborated with writers such as Michael Rosen, Russell Hoban, Joan Aiken and John Yeoman and created much-loved characters of his own- ‘Mister Magnolia’ and ‘Mrs Armitage’.

Blakely, Matthew
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Matthew was born in the UK and emigrated to Australia in 1988,where he studied at the National Art School in Sydney winning the State Medal in 1993.
He set up a workshop making tableware and handmade tiles in Sydney...

Bowdler, Catherine
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View 'Cb19 Fawn 3/50'

Born at R.A.F Cosford, Catherine grew up in Worcestershire and now lives in the Black Country. She has a degree in Printed Textiles from Loughborough College of Art and Design and a P.G.C.E in Art and Design.
With a background in printed textiles Catherine has an affinity with pattern, composition and colour...

Bowe, Liz
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View 'Lb7 Jar'

The work Liz produces is hand made stoneware tableware intended for everyday use. The main focus of her work is placed on function, form and surface; she is still exploring the perfect balance of function and form, possibly the reason for her passion for teapots.
The surfaces of her pots have developed over a long period of time...

Bowen, Clive
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View 'Cb5 Platter'

The roots of Clive’s work can be traced back to pots like English mediaeval jugs and early Tamba ware from Japan. He hopes that he is re-inventing them and not merely imitating them...

Briggs, Valerie
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View 'Sunburst'

Valerie has had a long association with Bevere Gallery; she is a self taught artist and first joined the Bevere Vivis Art Group in the early 1980’s to help her get the measure of her talent and build up confidence in exhibiting. Since those first days she has been closely involved in the evolution of the group into the Bevere Gallery as it is today...

Bromage, Mike
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View 'Mb15 Vibrations From The Trees'

Mike was originally a painter specialising in colourful acrylics
He says-
"In 2008 I began working with potter Richard Godfrey at his studio in Devon. Approaching ceramics as a painter, I started working with slips and was amazed by the whole process...

Brown , Sandy
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View 'Sb9 Tea Bowl'

SANDY BROWN
Born in Tichborne, Hampshire and trained for four years in ceramics at Daisei Pottery, Mashiko, Japan, Sandy Brown has become an internationally recognised ceramic artist. Her organic forms and painterly decoration have been important features of the ceramic landscape for the last three decades...

Brown, Rowena
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View 'Rb15 Yellow House On Rock'

Rowena has been making and studying ceramics since her schooldays. She has a degree in fashion design from St Martin’s School of Art, London, and worked in fashion design for 8 years. She then spent two years living in California, where she developed her ceramics full-time discovering and learning the process of raku-firing...

Bruna , Dick
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Dick Bruna is a Dutch author, artist, illustrator and graphic designer. Bruna is best known for his children's books which he authored and illustrated, now numbering over 200. His best known creation is Miffy, a small rabbit drawn with heavy graphic lines, simple shapes and primary colors.

Buick, Adam
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View 'Ab3 Moon Jar'

“Adam has imposed on himself the strict discipline of the simplest and purest of geometric forms. Don’t expect his spheres of fired clay to be standoffish or predictable though.
Yes Adam makes white porcelain moon jars as chaste in their beauty as the old Korean dal-hang-a-ri vessels that first inspired him...

Bull, Jon
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View 'Jb14 Flat Top Vessel'

All of Jon’s work is individual; hand crafted, thrown on the wheel, and each piece in itself totally unique. Although each piece is a vessel, it is not meant to perform a function. It is a piece of art created to evoke a sense of preciousness, grandeur and flamboyance.

His designs have many influences from classical ceramics and Greek vases, to chess pieces to various types of armour....

Cane, Kyra
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View 'Kc13 Tiny Pot In Black Box'

Kyra Cane is a potter, artist and teacher. She was well known during her tenure at Harrow before the College sadly closed its ceramic department. However she has held a number of teaching appointments.
The materials she uses are complex and of the highest quality: porcelain clay, stain, oxides, glaze, paper, paint, ink, crayons, pastels, graphite and charcoal...

Carn Pottery, John Beusmans
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View 'Ca39 Signed Flat Cat Medium 165x95 £25'

John M Beusmans set up CARN POTTERY in an Old Cornish Chapel in the early 1970s. He was born in Hampshire and moved to Cornwall with his parents who ran a retail pottery shop. He studied throwing at Redruth Art College.
John's pottery is distinctive. His pieces vary tremendously in shape, size and nature, but are always instantly recognizable...

Carter, Chris
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View 'Cc130 Oval Jar'

Chris Carter is a master potter who has made distinctive pots for well over forty years. A great admirer of Hans Coper and friend of Lucie Rie, his high level skills are applied to make pots which are elegantly designed and tactile pieces which have significant presence.

Chris's personal involvement with farming and the landscape gave him a special empathy with his native Britain....

Chambers, Matthew
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View 'Mc6 Symmetry Vessel'

Matthew’s initial ceramic training was acquired with Philip Wood in Frome, Somerset in the six years up to1999. He then went on to Bath Spa University where he obtained a First Class Honours Degree in 2002 and an MA from the RCA in London in 2004...

Clark, Hannah
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View 'Hc1 Leather Handle Hanging Pot'

HANNAH CLARK - University of Brighton

Hannah enjoys using a variety of ceramic processes. In production, she has been focusing on making thrown vessels and hand fitted plates that are intended for functional use in the home. She likes to experiment with surface design, producing a wide range of variable patterns taken from her research...

Clarke, Tania
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View 'Tc19 Large Bowl'

Tania graduated from Plymouth Art College in 2010 and now produces ceramics from her home workshop in Cornwall, where the surrounding beaches and rivers influence her work. She aspires to capture the characteristics of her environment - the beach, the sea, the sky, rock pools, rivers and pebbles...

Clinkard, Joely
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Living and working in London, Joely is a designer and maker working predominantly in ceramics. Using the city, its inhabitants and diversity in culture as inspiration she seeks to create playful pieces which are a spiritual and expressive celebration of her home...

Clinkard, Joely
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View 'Jc 7 Black Medium Illustrated Vase'

JOELY CLINKARD
Living and working in London, Joely is a designer and maker working predominantly in ceramics. Using the city, its inhabitants and diversity in culture as inspiration she seeks to create playful pieces which are a spiritual and expressive celebration of her home...

Cole, Jenny
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Inspired by the outdoors Jenny makes individual and lasting furniture with a sculptural quality, designed to add an individual statement to your home or garden. Jenny began working with metal in 2003 and is one of only a handful of women who has a degree in Artist Blacksmithing.

Colebrook, Kim
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View 'Kc1 Porcelain & Oxide'

The South Wales Coalfield provided resources for industry for hundreds of years, yet very few people look at the beauty of the geology that gives us such rich resources.
Her work has been inspired by the layers of iron rich minerals that are only visible when man carves into the earth...

Coleridge, Harriet
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View 'Hc14 Small Bottle'

Harriet graduated from Bristol University with a degree in Theology in 1981 and then had the good fortune to become an apprentice to Alan Caiger Smith at Aldermaston Pottery. Here she learnt to throw, to glaze and to decorate pots in the tin-glazed earthenware tradition...

Coles, Howard
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View 'Old Quarry Pool'

Howard Coles is an increasingly acclaimed contemporary artist, producing contemporary landscape paintings and working in the UK. He has exhibited throughout the UK and worldwide, with his work held by national collections in Singapore and Malaysia. He was recently elected to the Royal Cambrian Academy...

Collinson, Liz
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The coast line, to the North of Lancaster is very special with gorgeous colourful beaches, and wonderful sunsets. This together with the slate found in the south Lakes has been my inspiration for colour.

I paint with a mixture of porcelain slip, recycled nylon fibre and newsprint, flax fibre and an assortment of oxides and stains...

Comins, Chris
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Chris has a very distinctive style, working with recycled Dartington glass to produce beautiful and unique hand-blown items of the highest quality.
He has served apprenticeships with many talented glass makers including Sam Herman, giving him the basis to be the consummate artist he is today.
His sculptural perfume bottles in stunning colours take the form to beyond the classical.

Cooper , Prue
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View 'Pc40 Arithmetic  ( Rev Sidney Smith - Early19th Century )'

Prue trained as a painter, but preferred the more earth-bound activity of making objects for use. Her work celebrates friendship and the sharing simple pleasures that is implied by large dishes for food.
After art-school she spent twenty years dealing in 18th and 19th century drawings...

Crompton, Jade
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Jade is a Liverpool based designer specialising in Ceramics and Digital Design. Her practice involves the research into the integration of digital technologies and ceramic mould making...

Crosland, Laura
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View 'Lc7 Lidded Pot'

Laura creates hand thrown forms which are carved and altered before glazing. She takes inspiration from natural forms such as flowers and lizards. Dahlias are a particular source of inspiration for her as they represent elegance and beauty in the Victorian language of flowers.
She has become increasingly interested in geometric patterns, as the tessellation of shapes fascinates her. Her...

Cruickshank, Ian
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Ian gets inspiration for his atmospheric pictures from the wonderful landscapes and seascapes of the British Isles .
He started painting in watercolour in 1993 after a long career in aviation. Though entirely self-taught, his style has been greatly influenced by the works of Seago, Wesson, Fletcher-Watson and Yardley...

Curran, Neill
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View 'Nc7 Wind Swept'

Neil won the Bevere Gallery Graduate Show Award in January 2014 and has been showing at the Gallery since then.
The potter’s wheel is the starting point of his creative practice. The current theme of his work has its influence in a song he wrote about sitting at a pond on a bright starry night. From that song, he has drawn a memory of tranquillity...

Dahl, Roald
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View 'Rd1 Breakfast With The Queen- 8051'

Very well known for his story telling and drawings.

Dally, Mark
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Mark’s Black and White studio ceramics were a hit when he last appeared here. He brings a new and often rather quirky aspect to domestic ware and he has a deft decorator’s hand and an endlessly creative imagination.

Davies, Lowri
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View 'Ld Small Bowls'

Lowri’s Welsh heritage is a major source of inspiration. Distinct works in bone china reference china displays and household accumulations that allude to a sense of place through a re-stimulation of iconography and symbolism that has a deep relationship with her roots...

De Choisy, Kevin
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View 'Sk57 Thistle Bowl/cachepot'

Kevin was born in 1954. He trained at Harrow School of art under Colin Pearson and Walter Keeler. Kevin spent much time in the United States between 1978 and 1991 working in various pottery related positions and filling in time between ceramic jobs as a truck driver...

Dewar, Richard
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View 'Rw13 Vases On Vase Vase'

Richard makes salt-glazed stoneware and porcelain. His production is made up of a small amount of domestic ware although he tends to concentrate on one-off pieces based around the functional form.
All his work is ‘once-fired’ to 1320°C in a one cubic metre wood-fired kiln. The firing lasts thirty hours and includes four hours reduction and two hours salting...

Doherty, Jack
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View 'Jd37 Cylindrical Vessel'

Jack makes porcelain which explores and extends the qualities associated with this beautiful material. He makes functional pots which range in scale from fine delicate cups for tea or cider to large unexpectedly rugged slab dishes and plates. The forms are either thrown or slab-built with surfaces which are pierced, stretched, carved and ribbed...

Drakeford, Bridget
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View 'Bd46 Copper Red & Celadon Vase'

Bridget Drakeford has been designing and making pottery since 1977.
During the early years in Scotland she made domestic stoneware, but now works exclusively in porcelain using both reduction and oxidised firings.
She has been a prizewinner at the Mashiko Ceramics Competition in Japan, and at the World Ceramic Exposition in Korea...

Ducker, Rachel
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Rachel sculpts wire into human forms to create intriguing and stunning pieces. Well practiced in life drawing combined with being trained as a jeweller led Rachel to experiment with this medium and the results are truly captivating. Each sculpture is featureless and so it is the posture which says everything about the pieces, the hands being the main tools of expression.

Edmondson, Libby
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Libby adopts a varied approach to her painting, which is predominantly in acrylic. Some of her work is quite abstract whilst other is more figurative. One of the distinguishing features of all her work is vibrant use of colour. Much of her work reflects her interest in the local landscape...

Edmondson, Nigel
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View 'Nle 33 Square Platter'

Nigel's current work includes sculptural and/or functional pieces for the garden and conservatory and some smaller scale work suited to a more domestic setting...

Edwards, Elisabeth
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View 'Ee4 Large Cup - Clear Glaze'

Elisabeth throws sculptural domestic ware in porcelain, aimed at giving pleasure both in display and practical use. The multi functional vessels can be arranged in groups, stacked or placed singly; each a sculpture in its own right...

Elizabeth, Joanne
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View 'Je65 Sea Glass Locket On Cord'

Silver Jewellery Design
Being a Local Artist working from my home studio in Worcester, I have access to a wide expanse of inspiration for my Silver work, all kinds of natural forms and repeat patterns can be found in nature and this is where my inspiration has always lied; from the natural world around me, growing up by open fields, woodlands, rivers and the sea...

Emmerson, Shirley
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View 'Se1 Porcelain Bust'

Shirley Emmerson
Shirley is a ceramic and mixed media figurative artist, inspired by dreams, ritual, dance, circus and theatre, particularly commedia dell'arte and Cirque du Soleil. Key influences have included Emma Rodgers, Michael Flynn, Alan Peascod and Alexander McQueen...

Esztergomi, Judit
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View 'Je2 Dinner Plate - Large, Dark Green'

Judit makes wheel-thrown and press-moulded tableware from high-firing clays: functional and simple pots, which are meant to be used every day. Eating, drinking, sharing create the intimacy between the pot and its holder, and change the average into special. She considers herself an honest craftsman: her pots lack deep philosophical thoughts, but they offer the joy and love with which I made them.
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Evernden , Graham
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View 'Ge1 Sriped Mug 48/75'

He graduated from Maidstone College of Art with a First Class BA Honours degree.
He worked for several years in London as a graphic designer before becoming a freelance printmaker and illustrator.
Graham produces hand-made limited edition linocut prints.
He sells through galleries in this country, Europe, America and Australia...

Faraday, Annabel
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View 'Af34  Worcester Series - Diglis Bridge'

Annabel Faraday was born in Germany and after several years of her childhood in Egypt she came to England in 1956. She discovered the joy of clay at Farnham Art School on Saturday morning classes in the early 1960s. After leaving school in 1967, she attended Winchester Art School, where she was introduced to conceptual art and concrete poetry, and then Croydon College of Art...

Farrah Al-dujaili, Farrah
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Oddical
Oddical is the creation of Farrah Al-Dujaili a graduate of the prestigious School of Jewellery, Birmingham. There she completed her BA Jewellery and Silversmithing in 2009 and went on to complete her MA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related products in 2010. Since graduating her work has been exhibited internationally and in 2016 she launched her new jewellery brand Oddical...

Ferguson , Laura
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View 'Lf27 Magees Shelf'

Laura produces a range of work combining ceramic and mixed-media such as wood and metal.
Her work is slab-built, layered with printed imagery and raku-fired. The printed imagery on her work relates to her past and the traces others leave behind...

Firth, Barbara
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View 'Bf1 Little Bear - You & Me - 9008'

Collector's edition prints of Barbara Firth's delightful illustrations to her award-winning collaboration with Martin Waddell -
LITTLE BEAR SERIES

Fletcher, Barbara
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View 'View Of Cliffs, Gwithian Beach'

An artist all her life, Barbara now works from home in Gloucestershire and works mainly in oils, painting landscapes, beachscapes, seascapes and townscapes in an impressionistic / semi-abstract style. She has a particular love of painting coastal and beach scenes since spending many family holidays in Cornwall when her children were young...

Fletcher, Beth
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View 'Bf30 Study ( Balm )'

Beth says "I gained a 1st class BA Fine Art and Art History in 2002 and an MA Fine Art distinction in 2004, and since 2001 have been exhibiting in group and solo shows mostly in Cardiff, Shrewsbury, Aberystwyth and Birmingham and also in London, Cheltenham and Bath...

Flo, --
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View 'Flo57  Single Drop Aquamarine-pale Green Earrings On Gold Wire'

Natural looking stones with interesting shapes and colours are the main inspiration behind my work.
Whether it be a combination of complimenting stones or the simplicity of just one stone by itself, every piece is unique and attention grabbing.
Current designs involve the use of semi precious stones such as labradorite, kyanite, aquamarine and African brass.

Fountain, Rob
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View 'Rf8 Abstracted Landscape Form 1'

Rob has been a ceramics practitioner for over 40 years; his ceramic practice is a combination of Raku, Earthenware and Stoneware, which moves between figurative, functional and abstract.
His work is informed by the structures, forms and landscapes of the rolling hills and valleys of Mid Wales with its rich diversity of landscape and lakes, shaped by weather, animal and human endeavour.

Freemantle, Michelle
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View 'Mf65 Landlines Triangular Plate'

After graduating from Derby University with a BA in Applied Arts, Michelle was selected to take part in IWCAT 2000, an international workshop in Tokoname, Japan. She was subsequently invited back two years later, to make work for an international group exhibition. Japan had a huge effect on her and her approach to ceramics...

Frith, David
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View 'Df5 Ginger Jar'

David is one of the most respected of Britain's potters. Born in 1943 in Lancashire, he trained at Flintshire Technical College, Wimbledon School of Art and Stoke on Trent College of Art. He established his first workshop in 1963 in Denbigh, North Wales where he was joined in 1966 by Margaret, his future wife...

Frith, Margaret
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View 'Mf29 Squared Bowl'

Margaret discovered clay at Bolton College of Art and developed her enthusiasm at Stoke-on-Trent School of Art under the tutelage of Derek Emms. He introduced her to working with reduction fired stoneware in the Eastern tradition...

Gøtzsche , Ninna
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Ninna says of her work, “I like my pots to be harmonious and simplistic - because I then have the freedom to play with them. Make one lean one way, have an unusual detail one another. I try to work with simplicity in order to give those details more room. My work is white porcelain with inlaid lines of colored clay. The lines play with the simple, yet often surprising forms.”

Garratt, Jonathan
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View 'Jg41 Glazed Small Samosa'

Jonathan has specialised in making distinctive and unusual terracotta pots for gardens for nearly 30 years and currently enjoys a reputation as one of Britain’s foremost garden artists...

Gazur, Magdalena
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View 'Mg54 Organic Form 3'

Magdalena Gazur, 27, lives in Poland. She first studied ceramics at the Wroclaw Academy of Fine Art in Poland before coming to the University of Wolverhampton to extend her studies. She is proficient in throwing, handbuilding, glaze technology, painting and drawing...

Gee, Tim
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View 'Tg 6 Open Bowl'

After 20 happy years as a Chef Tim was forced through ill health to change careers. Art College seemed like a good idea and whilst there he touched clay for the first time, the date was November 22nd 1996, He immediately and rapturously fell head over heals in love...

Genders, Carolyn
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From the moment I started to work in clay it came instinctively to me to use colour and brush marks on my work; a single glaze, however beautiful the surface finish, was never going to be enough.
Discovering vitreous slips many years ago, gave me a material with the surface quality that I had searched for; a way of creating surfaces, vibrant or subtle without the use of a glaze...

Gittins, Christine
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Christine's work is wheel thrown and turned with high precision. She loves the symmetry of the wheel and the ability it gives her to control shape and form. She uses a very fine clay with no added grog. After turning, she burnishes the clay surface until the surface is completely smooth...

Gomez, Tanya
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Working in porcelain, Tanya uses a range of approaches in her throwing to create forms that will capture qualities of fluidity, movement and provide a sense of space. It is through a process of energetic making and rigorous selection she has learnt to observe how the clay works and find new ways to go forward. The throwing is dynamic - cutting and assembling make the forms...

Graham, Sandra
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View 'Lem Brook'

Born in the West Midlands, Sandra gained her BA (Hons) in Painting and History of Art and Design in 1995 at Wolverhampton University under the tuition of Knighton Hosking. Her work then was fuelled by the sublime images of the Black Country, and though industry has now much declined, from time to time she returns to the subject of industrial landscape...

Griffiths, Deborah Jane
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View 'Apple Blossom'

Deborah attended the Gloucestershire College of Art and Design, specialising in graphic design and illustration. Following a career in graphics, Deborah is now a full time artist, living in Worcestershire.
As a contrast to the disciplines of producing artwork for print, she works with acrylic mediums to create depth and movement through layered textures.

Guy, Anne
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Garden Designer

Hake, James
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View 'Jh29 Hump Thrown Bowl'

"I work at the potter’s wheel, specialising in large bowls and one off pieces I also make slab rolled work including wall hangings and square dishes.
My work I decorated with a range of oriental glazes, these are applied quickly by dipping and pouring in different combinations which fuse together in the heat of the kiln...

Hall, Jennifer
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View 'Jh23  Small Slad/fruit Bowl'

Jennifer graduated from Cardiff in 1994. She has a studio near Rhayader in mid Wales where she pots on a kickwheel, making slip-decorated, useable earthenware.

Halligan, Janet
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View 'Jh9 Two Tone Browbn Purse'

Janet is fascinated with different surface textures, her pieces often emulate, leather, metal, cardboard, with an extraordinary likeness to the real thing.
She also experiments with functionality in the shape of jugs, vases and cups that incorporate her fascination with fastenings, ties and fixings, juxtaposing a seemingly ordinary vessel with an extraordinary identity for the piece.

Hamlyn, Jane
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View 'Jh86 Bowl'

Current Work
Raw-fired saltglazed stoneware pots, thrown and hand-built, for everyday use and for ornament.
When salt is thrown into a hot kiln the sodium vapour comes into contact with the particles of silica on the surface of the clay pots and melts them, forming a glaze i.e. the skin of the pot itself becomes the glaze...

Hammond, Lisa
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View 'Lh86 Lh  Large Hakeme Bottle'

For more than 30 years Lisa have been making vapour glaze pots, for many years concentrating on producing functional high temperature soda glazed pots for the preparation, cooking and serving of food in the broadest sense of the word.
Raw glazing using slip and a pallet of firing schedules gives the work its rich colour and texture...

Harris, John R
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View 'Inlet'

Delicate and subtle are perhaps surprising descriptions for the work of a past rugby-playing, marathon-running Welshman, but they’re frequently used adjectives for John Harris paintings.
The contradiction more remarkable when his career is considered: 25 years teaching art in some tough schools in UK and abroad, but throughout, his interest in painting has been a constant thread.
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Harrison, Nic
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View 'Nh29 Teabowl'

Nic moved to Cornwall in 1975 with his wife Jackie, a weaver. Having completed a ceramics course at Cornwall College, he went on to train at The Leach Pottery in St Ives, under Janet Leach and was the last student to work as part of the production team.
In 1981, together with his wife’s weaving studio, he established Trelowarren Pottery on the Trelowarren Estate near Helston...

Harrison, Raewyn
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View 'Rh7 Stoke Bottle'

Raewyn’s inspirations come from many sources, the most predominant being a love of architecture, history and a less conscious, but no less important fascination for tidal landscapes. Having grown up by the sea in New Zealand and having lived half her life in London, these locations come together in her work...

Hayes, Penelope
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Penelope's work is based very firmly in ceramics, as clay gives her a totally flexible material to work with. The direct involvement with the material without the use of many tools or equipment in the making process provides her with a very personal interaction with the material...

Hayes, Peter
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View 'Ph4 Black Standing Stone'

Peter Hayes' ceramics lead an unusually adventurous life before they reach the gallery. Not only are they subjected to the hazards of raku firing, involving huge shocks in temperature and thick, blackening smoke, but they are submerged in a flowing river for months at a time. Hayes' studio is an old Toll house on a bridge over the Avon...

Healey, Mike
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View 'Abstract 1'

For many years Mike has painted landscapes in the traditional manner, mainly using oils.
Since he retired from his work as a Social Worker he has enjoyed more time to explore other forms of expression...

Heeley, Richard
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View 'Rh25  Yunomi - Rock & Wave'

Richard grew up in Stoke-on-Trent, surrounded by pottery. His mum is a complete china addict; the kitchen cupboards hold more pottery than food and there are sets of crockery for every occasion. From a very early age he knew Pottery was always going to be an important part of his life.
In 1996, he formally trained at Manchester Metropolitan University in Ceramics and Design achieving his BA Hons....

Hewitt, Sam
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View 'Western Road'

Sam Hewitt studied visual and performing art at Brighton University and fine art foundation at Stourbridge College. Prior to that, a Rudolph Steiner primary education and evening classes in figure drawing from former Goldsmiths lecturer Sam Rabin, have shaped his approach to colour and the human form...

Heyning, Weid & Diederik
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Heyning W/D Studio stands for the combined work of the Dutch ceramicists Wied and Diederik Heyning.
Their complementary skills in different disciplines give their pieces in porcelain their unique character. Diederik concentrates on throwing and building paper thin porcelain objects like lamps and vessels. Wied gives an answer to his work by applying fine, delicate decorations in relief...

Higgins, John
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View 'Jh31 Yellow Bowl'

The ceramic vessels that John Higgins makes refer most often to architecture, archaeology and everyday objects. A format is decided, but room is always allowed for spontaneous and expressive handling of the medium...

Higgs, Pete
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View 'Ph42 Large Autumn Leaf ( C )'

The elements and evolved forms in nature are the principle inspiration for Pete’s ceramic sculpture. The representation of the organic form evokes ideas of the natural cycle of life. His outside pieces are well known and much enjoyed. He takes inspiration from leaves as they change form and colour through the season...

Hill, Eric
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View 'Cp26 Spot's First Walk 93/495'

Eric Hill Spot Collector's Edition Prints
Eric Hill was born in Holloway, North London in 1927. As a graphic designer he was working on a novelty advertising mailer with flaps to lift up. The flaps made his two-year-old son laugh, so Eric created a lift-the-flap book especially for him about a mischievous puppy called Spot...

Hirai, Akiko
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View 'Ah99 Dry Kohiki Yunomi With Handle'

Akiko produces domestic ware for everyday use. She bases her designs on the Japanese aesthetics of relativity, the beauty of imperfection, irregularity, spontaneity, and impurity. It is a white slipware depiction of a woman who is wearing white make-up. It is called Kohiki (powder blown) ware.
The association between words and her ceramic work has become very important over the last few years....

Holder, Robin
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View 'September Turns And The Lock Keeper's Got Time To Text'

Robin’s work is inspired by the River Severn which he explores from source to sea, creating images in watercolour, charcoal or mixed media and drifting between abstract or figurative approaches as the moment dictates.
He is completely self-taught having had no formal training...

Holmes, Sylvia
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View 'Sjh37 Yellow Dish'

Sylvia enjoys using layers of texture, line and colour to create rich, evocative surfaces on simple thrown or hand-built stoneware forms. Her inspiration can come from anywhere, from tyre tracks in snow to nerve transmission diagrams, from lichens growing on logs to satellite imagery...

Hopkins - Gibson, Thomas
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Thomas’s fascination with the form and texture of wood is evident in his work; replicating wood is not his goal, it is the starting point that takes him from the wood turning lathe to the plaster cast, to hand building and back to the lathe in an association of ideas that informs and educates as it evolves...

Hopkins, Dean
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View 'Dh1 Aurora Light Form -blue'

Dean obtained a B.A.(hons) 3D Glass Design at Stourbridge College of Art and Design where he trained for three years.

and then The International Glass Centre, Dudley College
where he studied Techniques of hand making & decorating glassunder master glassmaker Malcolm Andrews -
"I work with a magical material called glass...

Horacek, Tereza
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"I did these paintings after visiting the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in Boston, in the summer. The courtyard is significant to the Gardner Museum and emphasises Isabella Stewart Gardner’s passion for gardening. I produced many drawings in the courtyard in a sketchbook that I then painted from. The museum’s interior courtyard is itself a work of art...

Horne, Matt
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View 'Mh58 Narrow Necked Brown Vessel'

Matt's passion for pottery started from an art lesson in the first year of his GCSE's at the age of 15. After studying at Astor College for the Arts, in Dover, he sought an apprenticeship at an established pottery to continue his training. During those 2 years, he learnt lots of different techniques including production throwing using stoneware clay, turning, glazing and different firings....

Howard, Ashley
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View 'Ah63 Urn'

In 2003 Ashley graduated from the Royal College of Art, having taken time out from his career as a maker and lecturer to study for a Masters degree. On the face of it, this decision could be seen as something of an indulgence, but in fact the decision to re-enter education as a mature student demanded a good deal of courage...

Howells, Joanna
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View 'Jh22 Wall Piece ' Dryopteris ''

Joanna's work concentrates on form and texture. She makes pieces which are simple yet have a softness, a freedom and a sculptural quality.
She works in stoneware and porcelain, for the innate beauty and because its smoothness allows the use of subtle textures. The pieces are altered to both exploit and escape the soft cylinders and circles imposed by the wheel...

Howells, Sue
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View 'Sh4 Shepherds Delight'

Sue is a self-trained artist now working full-time as a painter.
Known for her interpretation of landscapes and buildings Sue has developed a bold and vivid style to express her view of the world and bring perspective to her paintings. Sue works mainly in watercolours but loves to experiment with other media...

Humber, Amelia
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Amelia's oil paintings strive to relay the atmosphere and emotion of the landscape through a personal and momentary experience. They contain the ideas of capturing the sublime and those immediate feelings of drama in a continuously changing landscape, which she feels are inexplicable through words and drives her to explore and express these emotions through the media of paint and line...

Ivanov, Orli
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View 'Oi34 Untitled'

Orli’s approach to sculpture centres around mortality, it captures the conflict between material disintegration and intellectual fortitude. The mind, subjected to the needs of the primordial body, drowns in desperation. The inability to exist beyond it’s primitive self impedes the unremitting pursuit towards enlightenment...

Jackson, Paul
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The unique character of Paul’s work derives from two interrelated processes. Each piece is first thrown on the wheel, then subtly altered in form - giving the pot an individual character and strength defined by a journey of discovery...

James, Jeremy
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View '/jj1 Cock - Crow'

"The sculpture I produce ranges from animals such as hares, cockerels, otters and meerkats to human figures.
My work is made in a range of clays such as stoneware, porcelain and earthenware. I have been designing and making ceramics since 1987.

James, Jill
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View 'Jj93 Hammered Bangle With Small Pink Topaz'

contemporary jewellery
Jill James combines precious metals and gemstones to create unique pieces of contemporary jewellery.
Jill lives and works in the Yorkshire Dales and her interest in mark making and surface texture is inspired by the rugged weather beaten landscape that surrounds her, its scars and fissures, its textures and imperfections...

James, Rosemarie
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View 'Rj2 Small Bowl'

Rosemarie is an experienced studio potter who has exhibited both in the UK and overseas. She is also well known locally as a pottery teacher. She trained at Wolverhampton College of Art and her early sources of inspiration were Lucie Rie and Hans Coper.
However, Rosemarie is especially attuned with the strong sculptural forms of pre-Columbian pottery...

Jelfs, John
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View 'Jj13 Short Squared'

John set up his studio 40 years ago in the Cotswolds with his wife Jude.
From his first exposure to studio pottery, he was immediately excited by the work of the late Bernard Leach and his lifelong friend the Japanese potter Shoji Hamada. It was the strength and quietness of their pots which most excited him about their work...

Jelfs, Jude
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View 'Juj7 Beau Ideal (yellow)'

At art school, Jude worked mainly in bronze, while studying for a Dip AD in Fine Art (Painting with Sculpture).
She worked as a potter for a number of years after she married John Jelfs. Over time, she found herself moving back to where she started; progressing away from functional wares towards more sculptural ideas...

Jerem, Anita
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View 'Cp16  Little Nut Brown Hare Held Tight  161/495'

Illustrations by Anita for
Sam McBratney' Book
Guess How much I Love You

Jirankova - Limbrick, Martina
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View 'Cockerel'

Artist

John, Sarah
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View 'Sj3 Small Amphora 3'

Sarah Says
"My current work is inspired by materials gathered from my local area and also from the methods involved in processing the clay. The alchemy of transformation from organic to permanent and my experiments with naturally occurring patterning has led to individual pieces which combine elements of the archaic and contemporary...

Johnson, John L.
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View 'Wooden Tractor,wagon, Chickens And Ducks'

Hand sculptured wooden toys for children crafted out of English hardwoods. A member of the British Toymakers Guild and were accredited Toy Maker of the Year in 1998.

Jolley, Philip
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View 'Pj109 Small Tea Bowl'

Surface quality and pattern with hidden detail combined with multi viewing points have always been of interest to Philip. His early work used maps and aerial photography as the starting point for decoration and used coloured clay and engobes to build layers and blocks of pattern. Glaze was used sparingly to highlight selected areas and interiors...

Jones, Mary
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View 'Mj2 Always In Trouble'

MARY JONES - 2013 Graduate- Cardiff School of Art and Design
Mary’s work is sculptural, figurative, painterly and expressive. Her main interest is human emotions and how they are expressed in our faces. Her chief intention is to find different ways to communicate these emotions through her ceramic practice, consequently giving each piece presence...

Judd, Andrew
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View 'Aj07 Teme 4/30'

Andrew, who trained in Fine Art in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, lives and works in Malvern.
Imagery derives mostly from charcoal drawings sketched on walks. He has been cutting and printing from his own lino blocks, using a home-made press, for the last eight years...

Judkins, Linda
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View 'Blue Bowls'

Linda enjoys responding in paint to the ever-changing light and colour of the atmospheric spaces near the River Teme, the Malvern Hills and the coast.
She develops her compositions using preliminary studies, so that recollections of transient effects are combined with an overall sense of form.

Jupp , Mo
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View 'Mj21 Small Female Figure On Wire Stand'

MO was born in South London in 1938. He graduated first from Camberwell Art School where he was taught by Hans Coper, Lucy Rie and Colin Pearson and later developed his vocation in ceramics at the Royal College of Art.
Since the 1960's he has been teaching and lecturing in many English art colleges. His work enjoys worldwide esteem...

Kato, Jill Fanshawe
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View 'Jfk8 Round Bird Vase'

Jill started drawing at an early age. Her interest in the natural world was awakened at the age of ten, when her family moved from Nottingham to the small Devonshire village of Kingskerswell, near Torquay. She cared for numerous injured or orphaned wild birds and animals. Thus started her lifelong love of nature which can be seen today in her ceramics...

Katzenstein, Lisa
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Lisa's pieces are slip-cast or press moulded white earthenware with hand painted 'tin-glaze' decoration. which involves painting on top of the glaze prior to firing.
Where her work differs from traditional Majolica is in the way she uses it as a medium for painting in its own right...

Keeler, Walter
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View 'Wk6 Small Thorn Handle Earthenware Jug'

Walter Keeler's pottery is mainly domestic and functional in salt glazed stoneware or, more rarely, earthenware. He trained at the Harrow School of Art, studying under Victor Margrie and Michael Casson, and later returned there to teach.

Walter says"The pottery tradition is at the heart of all my work. Pottery for use has been central to all settled human communities...

Keenan, Chris
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Chris has always made work for domestic spaces - pots to be used; pots to be handled; pots to be looked at. He was taught to throw with Limoges porcelain and it remains the only clay he has ever worked with. At an early stage in his apprenticeship, he used tenmoku and celadon glazes in combination for the first time - unaware of their iconic status in the ceramic lexicon...

Keeney, Christy
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View 'Ck153 Brooch'

Christy Keeney started his career at art school in Donegal.

Although drawn more towards fine art, he was encouraged to continue working in clay. Whilst developing his throwing skills he became more interested in sculpture.
Christy graduated from The Royal College of Art in 1988 and started working from studios in London...

Keevil, Melanie
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View 'Mk59 Detail'

Melanie makes ceramic wall panels that are layered with richly coloured slips and glazes and then stoneware fired to 1260°. These abstract pieces are inspired by the colours, surface textures and weathered architectural details found in the hilltop towns and mountains of Provence. Other pieces are inspired by the rock formations and coastlines of the Cornish and Welsh landscapes...

Keogh, Karen
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View 'City Rooftops 24/75'

My work consists of vibrantly coloured, three-plate etchings and painterly monotypes, which take the landscape for inspiration. Recently, however, my work has become more abstract, as I simplify shapes and find patterns within the landscape. Using three metal plates for each print is labour intensive, technically difficult, and requires a great deal of foresight...

Kershaw, Wendy
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View 'Wk20 Flower Brick'

WENDY KERSHAW
After destroying some of her father’s roses by digging up clay to make things as a child, Scottish ceramicist Wendy Kershaw went on to graduate with First Class honours from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, followed by a Masters degree at Cardiff...

Kew, Melanie
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Melanie, a graduate of Bath Spa University, was a popular exhibitor in the 2014 Bevere Graduate Show. She intends to continue to make functional art, further investigate installation and teach so that she can pass on the skills and joy of working with clay...

Key, Ray
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Creative Woodturner of international renown

Ray has loved making things from wood throughout his life; his first recollections are from around the age of seven. Whittling, carving and fretwork were all interests.
He has been a member of the Worcestershire Guild of Designer Craftsmen since 1973.
He has been turning wood for over forty years...

Khani, Layla
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View 'River Trip'

"I studied Art and Design 2004-2007 at the University of Worcester and later obtained an MA in Visual Communication from Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (2010). While studying I worked as a graphic designer (2008-2012) at 3dtotal.com, which is one of the premier CG art websites in the world...

Kim, Jin Eui
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View 'Jek20 Opject - Spherical Form'

Jin Eui Kim is a ceramic artist originally from South Korea. He graduated from Cardiff School of Art and Design with an MA and PhD in Ceramics, during which he studied the illusory effects of the application of black through to white on three-dimensional surfaces...

King, Ruth
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Ruth’s vessels possess a contained stillness and have been described as ‘starkly formal yet inventive'. Restrained and reflective, their essential qualities are expressed with economy and quietude. The components for each piece are cut from sheets of clay then assembled, modified and intensively worked; they are structured and tailored to contain space...

Klein, Anita
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View 'Ak12 Lady Serving Apples 21/50'

One of the UK’s most prominent and successful artists, Anita is BOTH a painter and a printmaker and her works which depict her family life have received broad acclaim.

"I want to celebrate the small moments we all tend to overlook. They're the really important things.....

Knapp - Fisher, John
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John Knapp-Fisher was born in 1931. Following studies in Graphic Design at Maidstone College of Art from 1949, John worked in exhibition design and later for the theatre as a designer and scenic artist. In 1958, while based in London, he began to concentrate on painting and exhibiting...

Koch, Gabriele
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I am concentrating on simple forms, trying to integrate balance and tension, stillness and movement, expansion and the containment of volume.
All pieces are hand built and some are burnished to achieve a tactile surface. The distinctive patterning which complements these burnished forms
is achieved in a carefully organized secondary smoke firing...

Krause, William
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View 'Wk2 Illustrations Of Heads'

William is a Ceramic Design graduate from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. His work explores the synthesisation of the general public on the London Underground, through the medium of ceramic and illustration, to convey a social comment on the daily routine of the modern man.

Lambert, Nigel
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View 'Nl7 Large Oval Jug'

Nigel has been making his unique and internationally recognized style of pottery for the last thirty years, twenty four of them spent living and working in the Forest of Dean...

Laverick, Tony
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Tony has been designing and making ceramics for 30 years and has used many different techniques and materials during that time. He is currently working with transparent porcelain and, also, specially prepared black porcelain. His pieces are either thrown and turned or slabbed. They are then fired to 1260 C with subsequent lustre firings at a lower temperature...

Layton, Peter
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View '50 Aplo5 Spirale'

“I think that if people live with beautiful or stimulating things they will live, breathe, and
think better. These are difficult, even fearful times, and I am reminded of a poem I wrote that ended:
“and what was there
before time or magic
And what will remain after
Will there be relics?”
I sincerely hope so, and that my glass will be found among them...

Le Corre, Gilles
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Gilles was born in Quimper, France. He trained at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts and in 1979 graduated with B.A Hons. He has exhibited widely in the UK and his work is to be found in Stoke on Trent City Museum and Art Gallery, The W.A. Ismay Collection Yorkshire Museum,York and Rufford Ceramics Centre, Nottinghamshire...

Leach, Benedict
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View 'Bl16 Grumpy Head - Wall Mounted'

Benedict’s work is influenced by his travels abroad and his studies of native artworks. He works principally in wood, metal and stone which are carved, beaten and formed.

Ben works mainly in limestone, one of his favourites being the local Hamstone. It has a warm golden colour with darker striations which weather beautifully...

Leach, John
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View 'Jl41 Unomi'

Born in St Ives Cornwall John Leach was apprenticed to grandfather Bernard and father David Leach between 1957 and 1963. In 1964/5 the pottery at Muchelney in Somerset was established making oil-fired functional ware.
John has established an international reputation for his hand-thrown, wood-fired oven-to-table stoneware...

Leighton, Jessica
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View 'Jl10 Malvern Hills'

Jessica was born in Bogota, Colombia where she spent the earlier stages of her life before moving to the Cotswolds. It was her exposure to the vibrant and bold colours of South America and her travels that have fuelled her passion for portraying on canvas the different landscapes she comes across...

Lillistone, Trevor
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View 'Tl27  Cup Stone/turq'

Trevor is a ceramicist with over 20 years experience based in Bath. He makes hand thrown stoneware. The work is in three distinct ranges, two of which are shown here - electric fired decorative ware and electric fired tableware...

Littlechild, Sue
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"My work explores the relationship between geometry and nature. The composite pieces I make are hand built in a white stoneware clay using a combination of pinching, press moulding and slab building processes. The work is fired inside saggars filled with sawdust and fired to stoneware temperature. This gives distinctive markings and a dense surface quality".

Loder, Claire
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I make heads and faces.
Although relatively shallow in physical depth my sculptures are intended to have a psychological complexity, they rarely look directly at the viewer, are often lost in thought or otherwise occupied. I am also driven by narrative; spoken and written language informs much of my work...

Lossock, Neil
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View 'Nl21 Lillies'

Neil says-
"As a blacksmith I graduated from the world-renowned School of Blacksmithing in Hereford, where I later taught. Based in Herefordshire, I am inspired by organic forms“ such as ferns and alium, - and also by the mythical - life-sized dragons being a speciality.
In addition to working in metal I now also work with wood."

Lovell, Andy
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View 'Al3 Rx303   Dungeness 11/45'

Artist/Printmaker
Andy was born in east London. He studied at Liverpool School of Art and Design (1983-86) where he specialised in illustration. He has had numerous commissions for newspapers, magazines and books and held several exhibitions of his prints. He works using drawing and painting as the starting point for his prints, mainly lithographs and silkscreen prints.

Lowe, Kate
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View 'Kl15 Bird On A Post'

Kate says-
"I am trying to express that energy or feeling we experience when we have time to take in an image or view and then see it in our minds eye later on. Reflecting times I have spent domestically at home and away on travels, the smaller things in everyday life still move me as much as the big adventures we have away from it too...

Macculloch, Ian
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View 'Im93 Big Ears 2 9/40'

Since studying at Northampton School of Art, Ian MacCulloch has worked as a teacher, freelance designer, finished artist/illustrator and computer printmaker. In recent years etching has come to be Ian's primary vehicle of expression.
Many of his etching utilise traditional techniques and processes, but a large part of his work remains experimental...

Macdonell, Alasdair Neil
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Neil MacDonell
Professional member of The Craft Potters Association
Born in Southwark, London. My Father was an architect and my two sisters and I had a lot of exposure to the arts and crafts, particularly old buildings! I remember becoming aware of the creative effects of fire when a neighbours wooden garage containing an ancient ash framed van caught fire...

Macdonell, Sally
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Sally MacDonell
Professional member of The Craft Potters Association
I am continually fascinated by people. I'm a great observer of people and thrive on interaction with others. I explore the human condition by modelling the female form from clay; changing the mood and feeling of a piece by the positioning of a shoulder or hand...

Macgregor, Duncan
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Born in 1961, Duncan grew up in the Midlands where he still spends a substantial part of the year. Despite living so far inland, he managed to develop a passion for the sea, and spent a highly significant eighteen months sailing across the Atlantic and then around the coast of Britain. He now spends part of the year back home in the Midlands, and the rest of the time in Scotland...

Macintyre, Hilke
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View 'Hm 11 Potting'

Hilke MacIntyre was born in Germany near the Danish border. She studied architecture at the College for Art & Design in Kiel and worked for various architects until she moved to Scotland in 1995. Since then she has concentrated on printing, painting and ceramics, combining a simplified figurative style with bold shapes, strong colours and abstract patterns...

Mackinnon, Blake & Janette
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Mackinnon Jewellery
Blake and Janette both trained at art school in London. Blake in ceramics and jewellery at Central School
and Janette in ceramics at Croydon College. Blake was in charge of the ceramics department at Portsmouth College of Art and subsequently Croydon College...

Maddison, Kevin
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View 'Km2 Girl In A Bush 2/40'

I originally trained as a typographically based Graphic Designer at the London College of Printing but have spent most of my working life as an Illustrator, having developed my illustration ability whilst working for the then influential publisher Mitchell Beazley...

Malone, Jim
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Jim is one of Britain's foremost potters
He has been making high fired stoneware pottery since the early seventies. He works alone producing a wide range of individual pottery forms...

Maltby, John
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JOHN MALTBY
As followers of the Bevere programme of featured makers will know, we were due to show the work of John Maltby in April. Sadly, John has not been well and has been unable to make any new pieces and we cannot therefore feature him as planned.
His health will clearly be a key factor in his ability to make again...

Mann, Thomas
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De Montfort University
The Pebble & Buoy collection has been inspired by a nautical theme with colour, shape and detailing taken from pebbles and old wooden buoys. Thomas has a passion for functionality and decorative ceramic arts; together with a functional design and loose marks he has created a contemporary tableware range.

Marsh, Matthew
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View 'Mm21 Small Yellow Cup & Saucer'

Matthew Marsh
was a Wolverhampton Graduate who first appeared in the Bevere 2010 Graduate Show and has been in the gallery regularly since then.
There is a unique quality to Matthew’s work which embraces classical forms and yet through alteration and his striking decorative technique gives all his pieces an almost decadent quality

Marsh, Pete
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View 'Changing Skies'

Pete attempts to produce, not just a facsimile of what he sees, but something that expresses what he and (hopefully) his audience feels.
He feels his work is perceptual rather than conceptual, emotional rather than intellectual and he prefers expression over realism, subtlety over sensationalism, substance over novelty and intuition over reason...

Martin, James
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James was born in Lossiemouth, Scotland. A natural and compulsive artist, he drew and painted from his earliest years, which marked the beginning of a life-long passion for art.
After qualifying and practising as a doctor for seven years the desire to make art would not go away and in 1993 he made a complete career change turning full time to painting...

Matheson, Andrew
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View 'Am16 Beaker'

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1949 Andrew Matheson is a graduate of Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen. He is the former head of art at Broadway School, Perry Bar, Birmingham. Producing pieces from locally-sourced materials since 1981, Andrew works mainly in stoneware and porcelain reduction fired to 1280 degrees Celsius...

Mattos, Marcio
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Hand built vessel oriented stoneware and paperclay pieces, reduction fired.
Being a musician as well as a potter, I bring into my ceramic work the same creative process which lies behind improvisation in music: the spontaneity and intuitive "free-ness" of the moment of creation.
I like to leave impressed in clay the immediacy of this process, both in texture and in form. The...

Mc Phail, Karen
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View 'Km1 Bowl - Whale'

KAREN McPHAIL

Karen graduated from Glasgow School of Art with a first class Honours Degree and then completed a post-graduate Masters in Ceramics in 1990. Since then she has worked on numerous art education projects and while her three children were young, she ran a pre-school nursery. She now makes her ceramics in a workshop at her home in Renfrewshire...

Mccarthy, Alex
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Alex McCarthy says
"I aim to create objects with a harmonious connection between surface and form. My pieces are formally inspired by simple ceramic profiles and the highly textured surface is a response to my fascination for touch.
The tactile qualities of my artifacts are inspired by textures that surround us such as; tree bark, natural rocks, cracking paint and even marine life. The...

Mcintyre, Hannah
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My interest in architecture, in particular steel bridges has caused me to look closer at the intricate and complex patterns that they portray. I love the symmetry and the precision of these bridges and their huge scale.
I combine the essence of these large structures with thin pieces of clay, portraying them through framed wall tiles...

Mcwilliam, Martin
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Martin McWilliam showed here for the first time and we are delighted that he agreed to show his work here.
Living and working in Germany he regularly shows at "CAL" in London.
The trompe l’oeil effects and multidimensional construction are exciting and always attract attention from enthusiasts of studio ceramics.

Mcwilliam, Niall
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View 'Golden Light Over Eildons'

: Edinburgh based artist Niall McWilliam paints contemporary themes which enable the spectator to draw upon a veriety of experiences. He aims to conjour moods which his audience can share and enjoy. Niall has developed his paintng techniques allowing a layering of materials which are built up creating a visual depth to his work...

Meyer, Hennie
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View 'Hm 8 Tall Checkered Vase'

Acclaimed South African ceramist Hennie Meyer turns the expressive qualities of clay, composite shapes and colour into aesthetically pleasing vessels, objects and installations.
Hennie’s work is neither commercial nor mass-produced. Every piece is individually shaped by him, then glazed and fired...

Miller, Richard
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View 'Rm29 Blue & White Mug'

After completing an MA in Ceramics in 2003, Richard began making domestic ware as well as teaching the art of ceramics in and around Surrey. His passion for traditional methods stems from a love of making (and mud-slinging!) A trip to Japan reinforced Richard’s love of ceramics...

Moorhouse, Sara
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View 'Sm 7 Petite Colourfield Bowl'

The development of my work into ceramics, colour and spatial perception began with a Masters degree at Cardiff in 2003. The work explores the ways in which spaces within landscape appear altered depending on the ever-changing light.
The bowls act as a canvas for paintings that distil specific landscape scenes, perceptibly altering the size, depth and shape of the form by the applied colour.
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Morgan, Sally
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View 'Bredon Ridge'

Sally is a local painter-printmaker creating work in both pastel and relief reduction of lino. Her reduction prints enable her to interpret the world in lines, shapes and blocks of colour. She enjoys the tactile nature of print making and more recently has begun block printing on fabric.

Sally runs printing workshops from The Stable at Bevere Gallery.

Moss, Eric
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View 'Em5 Fe Nut Medium'

I work in raku as I like the way the finished pots reflect their 'elemental' journey from mud to ceramic: I think this particular process imparts a 'sense of life' within a piece.

The transparent crackle glaze I use dresses tightly-controlled, thrown, sculpted forms in a complementary random and natural effect punctuated by paper and glue resisted areas...

Moulsher, Jessica
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For as long as she can remember, Jessica has always loved to draw. Being able to pick up a pen and create something beautiful fills her with joy. As she got older, she discovered a whole world of materials to make things with aside from just pens and paper. It is from here that her passion for ceramics stemmed.
At A-Level she had the chance to truly immerse herself in ceramics...

Muchelney Pottery-, John Leach
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View 'Mp25 Salad Bowl'

Whether you are looking for a bread crock, a chicken brick, a salt pig, a goblet or more everyday kitchen and tableware crockery, from jugs, mugs, dishes and storage jars to bowls, plates, hotpots, casseroles and tea or coffee pots, you’ll find them in our kitchenware range...

Muir, Jane
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View 'Jm7 Mushroom'

Jane Muir specialises in idiosyncratic hand painted figures representing a witty and uncluttered observation of the world. Figures that stand alone or placed in an architectural landscape are hand modelled, allowing her the freedom to sketch with clay and develop ideas during the making process...

Murphy, Laura
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View 'Lm38 Blue Splatter Decorative Small Vessel'

Laura works in slip-cast parian clay, with the aim to create exceptionally thin and translucent pieces. She is inspired by the interactions between light and the beautiful British countryside, and is always trying to convey a sense of optimism within the work she creates...

Murray, Claire
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View 'Cm28 Iced Gem Man'

CLAIRE MURRAY has worked with clay since her early twenties - as both a student and during her career as a teacher. She now devotes her time to the development of her own work and teaching in schools as a clay artist.
She is a figurative ceramicist and her current work is based around the complexities of human communication...

Myers, Emily
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View 'Em30 Herring Bone Carved Vase'

Emily Myers discovered she had a natural aptitude for ceramics when she first came across pottery at school at the age of 12; she has been working with clay ever since. After graduating with a degree in Ceramics from Bristol Polytechnic in 1987, she returned to London and found she enjoyed working within a shared workshop environment with other craftspeople...

Nakajima, Hiromi
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Hiromi was born in Japan although she has lived in the UK for some time now. She trained at the University of Westminster (Harrow) where she obtained an Honours Degree in Ceramics in 2009. The oriental influence is evident in her sculpture and gives each piece a distinctive look...

Niblett, Andrew
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View 'An64 Tall Barrel With Lid'

Andrew has had an affinity with clay from the moment his parents bought him his first potter’s wheel at the age of five. Enthusiastic schoolteachers encouraged this early enjoyment of art, in particular clay...

Nichols, Jeremy
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I make saltglazed domestic pots, specialising in teapots together with jugs, mugs and cups of varying shapes and sizes. These have been steadily evolving since 2000 when I started experimenting with open handles as an alternative to the closed loops conventionally used in ceramics...

Nicholson, Linnea
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View 'Ln4 Medium/large Boat Bowl'

This collection was heavily influenced by Linnea's upbringing in a small village on the south-west coast of Sweden called Träslövsläge,which has thrived as a fishing community for hundreds of years...

Oddical, --
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View '0dd05 Sylvie Mini Drop Earrings'

Oddical is the creation of Farrah Al-Dujaili a graduate of the prestigious School of Jewellery, Birmingham. There she completed her BA Jewellery and Silversmithing in 2009 and went on to complete her MA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related products in 2010. Since graduating her work has been exhibited internationally and in 2016 she launched her new jewellery brand Oddical...

On Ceramics, Books
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We have a large number of books about all forms of ceramics. Some written buy reknowned potters

On Ceramics, Books
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We have a large number of books on all forms of Ceramics and Pottery for sale by Wellknown Potters.

Ostinelli & Priest
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View 'Os96 Large Horse'

The perfect opportunity to see two heads working as one. Drawing on our individual talents and strengths we have established a range of work that is both popular and collectable. All work is hand built and each piece individual.
Inspiration is drawn from human animal and bird form on an ever changing basis...

Padley, Rachel
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View 'Rp32 Green Man Wall Plaque'

Rachel's career as an artist began in 1976. When she left school, she went to work as a stone carver at St Paul’s Cathedral. She subsequently went on to obtain an honours degree in sculpture at Kennington School of Art. She then went on to work as a conservator of ancient monuments at, among other places, Arundel Castle and Harewood House...

Palin, Andrew
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View 'Ap14 Tall Double Walled Vase Form'

The objective of Andrew's work is to make ceramics which are considered to be individual pieces of art, to make forms which emotionally stimulate and/or satisfy the observer, and to make surfaces which retain interest and engagement with the piece. As the light changes in a room, or a vessel is rotated, a new perspective should arise to retain the engagement between viewer and object...

Palmer, Jitka
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View 'Jp64 Tulips Of Instanbul - Bowl'

Jitka Palmer was born in Prague. She studied medicine and worked as an anatomist. In 1985 Palmer moved to Britain and studied ceramics at Croydon College of Art and Design. She set up her studio in London with the help of the Crafts Council Setting Up Grant. She now lives and works in Bristol.
Her work is figurative, narrative and expressive, inspired by stories and themes...

Pargeter, Richard
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View 'Sailing Boats'

Born in the Midlands in 1976, Richard’s artistic leanings were obvious from an early age. As a child he dreamed of being a painter, and he regards himself as one of life’s lucky ones, gifted with the talent to turn dreams into reality...

Parslow, Mandy
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View 'Mp1  Green Wrapped Eliptical Vessel'

On completing an honours degree in three-dimensional design, Ceramics at Cardiff School of Art and Design, Mandy returned to Wexford -her home county - to establish her studio pottery in 1994. She moved to her current studio and showroom, a renovated gate-lodge in rural County Tipperary, in 1999. Here Mandy specializes in wood-fired salt-glazed stoneware, building her current kiln in 2006...

Partington, Janine
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View 'Par322 Small Enamel'

I am a designer-maker based in Bristol combining the traditional craft of enamelling with fresh, clean, contemporary design.
Enamelling is the art of fusing glass onto metal. Watching an enamelled copper panel emerging from a kiln glowing red hot after being fired at a temperature of 800°C is always an exciting experience. As the metal cools the true colours of the panel emerge...

Paterson, Pauline
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View 'Pp10 Squared Dish'

Pauline was born and educated in North London. She left school at fifteen and worked as an Assistant Stage Manager and actress in various repertory companies as well as in the West End of London, film and television. Pauline eventually became a television Production Assistant and worked her way up to Assistant Producer...

Peaker, Annie
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Annie's work is a response to her fascination with the power of body language and movement.
Each piece is a unique composition with striking features and fluid lines. Surface texture plays an important part and she enjoys exploring the huge potential of the clay and firing process to deliver new finishes...

Pearce, Martin
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View 'Mp10 Small Fruit Pod'

The development of form is at the root of Martin's work; the interplay of shape and surface creating the individual character of a piece. Non-figurative in nature, the pieces present many points of reference. These may be biomorphic, molecular or perhaps topographical. Ideas emerge during the making of a piece and after completion...

Percival, Anja
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View 'Ap40 Cafe Lightxv  15/50'

Anja Percival is a printmaker who was born in Durham.
After initially pursuing a scientific career, Anja then studied Fine Art at Falmouth College of Arts, where she discovered her love for printmaking...

Perring, Susie
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Nowadays I work almost entirely in aquatint (images made up entirely of tones, with no drawn lines) or make monoprints painted directly on the printing plate.
I love aquatints for the range of contrast possible, and for the velvety effect it gives, especially with darker colours...

Phelps, Barbara
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View 'Bp24  Flared Blue Daisy Vase'

After a career teaching science, Barbara graduated in Visual Arts as a mature student, from the University of Gloucestershire in 2003.
Her work both in ceramics and painting refers to the influence of man on the environment. Changes in colour and shape of the earth are remnants of industry which can be represented by oxides and volcanic glazes or by textural surfaces...

Phethean, Richard
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A ceramics graduate of the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, and further trained in the studios of tutors Colin Pearson and Janice Tchalenko, Richard is an established professional potter whose is exhibited and collected widely in the UK and Europe...

Phillips, Jonathan
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View 'Jph2 Oval Vase'

"My work is made to be used and enjoyed. It is all thrown using a stoneware clay. I keep the forms as simple as possible, working on the subtle variations and contrasts that highlight one form from another.
For the surfaces I layer slips and glazes, to create a rich and varied effect, and use a combination of dipping, pouring and hakeme to make spontaneous marks which compliment the form.
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Pickering, John
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Warwickshire artist -Photographer and designer

Pickford, Jenny
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View 'Jp1 Hope'

Jenny is a contemporary artist blacksmith designing and making unique sculptures, water features and architectural ironwork. Her designs combine forged, galvanised steel, with spectacular blown glass.
Currently one of the country’s leading female artist blacksmiths, Jenny creates original designs that uplift the soul...

Pollex, John
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View 'Jp7 Coffee Mug'

John Pollex has worked in all areas of slip-decoration since the early seventies. In the mid eighties he developed a range of highly coloured slips which he now applies to his work with a variety of sponges, brushes and plastic spatulas. He has recently developed more hand building methods with a range of bottles, winged forms, tea bowls and mugs...

Popham, Amanda
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View 'Ap16 Caught'

Amanda studied at the Royal College of Art and came into contact with many inspirational artists, driving her to push the boundaries of her creativity and imagination and developing her highly original style. Her reputation was established when her work was selected by Liberty's who she supplied for 20 years...

Potts, Tracey
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View 'Tp44 Tiny Pot 8'

2009 Graduate Potter

Prescott, Ruth
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Ruth is a designer and maker of flowing and geometric ceramic forms and has recently graduated this year (2010) form Central Saint Martins BA (Hons) Ceramic Design.
She was born in Northern Ireland and has a mixed heritage with Scandinavian and Irish roots.

Her ceramic work celebrates attention to detail and functionality in strong, sculptural forms...

Price, Trevor
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View 'Tp26 Conch Shells & Afternoon Tea 27/100'

The artist Trevor Price (born 1966) specialises in drypoints and etchings that are handmade and hand printed in his studios in London and St. Ives.
He studied at Falmouth and Winchester Schools of Art and at the age of 28 was elected a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and is currently the societies Vice President...

Ramp
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All the ceramics are hand-made; thrown on the wheel by Rupert Johnstone and then hand painted by Alice Hartford. The current range is fired at earthenware temperature. Colour is first applied using various clay slips. When the clay slip is drying, scraffito tools are used to incise lines through the colour and create specific designs...

Rasmussen, Finn Dam
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View 'Fdr7 Bowl Konusform'

Finn is a ceramicist and a sociologist. Since 2008 he has worked full-time as a ceramic artist in his own workshop in Tisvilde in North Zealand. Finn sculptural work with ceramics is fired a t about 1300 degrees. The shapes are clean, simple and monumental. The surfaces usually consist of slips - that is pre-dyed clay - which result in a nuanced and texturally fascinating surface...

Read, Alison
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View 'Ar68 Is It A Mouse'

Alison is from Lincoln and specialises in hand made original prints in a variety of methods; Screenprints, Etchings/Aquatinting and Linocuts.
The subject matter is quirky, fun and mainly animal humour, but always different.

In the main, Alison is a known as a printmaker, although she has had commissions in bronze. She studied at Newcastle University, completing her B.A.(Hons) in Fine Art.
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Read, Steve
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Steve grew up in Cornwall and the coast has always been a huge influence and inspiration to him. He was fortunate enough to have Cornish Painter John Piper as his art teacher at school and through him gained a place at Falmouth School of Art in 1987...

Rees, Nick
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View 'Nr51 Conicle Bottle'

'Nick began potting in 1972 when he joined John Leach for an apprenticeship at Muchelney Pottery. Apart from a three month stint working with Brian Newman at Aller Pottery, Somerset in 1976, Nick has remained at Muchelney Pottery as a Master Potter for 40 years.
Nick's days are spent producing the catalogue range of oven-to-tableware at Muchelney Pottery...

Richards, Christine - Ann
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View 'Large Urn - Fire'

Much of Christine-Ann’s work is influenced by her journeys to the Far East, and especially by her first visit to China, with other potters, in 1978. For more than 25 years she has co-ordinated and accompanied other artists and people from throughout the world on visits to China and Central Asia...

Richards, Nicola
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View 'Nr29 Med/large Elipse Shaped Pot'

For many years I had been getting increasingly tired of the constraints of slip casting and glazing and had been searching for a freer way of working. Since 2000 two events have been central to my new way of working. A Jane Perryman five-day course and a trip to Malawi, working with Malawian potters, changed my whole outlook and presented me with a wealth of new possibilities...

Riviere, Theo
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Textile designer Theo Riviere’s project Material Poetry investigates how materials work together, exploring the relationship and juxtaposition between the texture and finish of cork, plywood, and Perspex, which are combined to make these ornamental wooden objects...

Robinson, Naomi
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Naomi’s work refers to mourning, loss and remembrance. Relating to these themes, she explores human emotion with her ceramic vessels by focusing upon what we can remember of our lost loved ones...

Robison, Jim
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View 'Jr3 Celtic Fringe'

Jim Robison’s primary focus is the creation of ceramics with sculptural and architectural applications. These are often slab-ware vessels, which are individual pieces and sculpture commissions.
He is a frequent demonstrator and is well known for his lectures and courses. He is an elected Fellow of the Craft Potters Association...

Rodgers, Emma
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View 'Er6 Running Hare - Wall Mounted'

Emma graduated from Wolverhampton University in 1998 completing both BA and MA courses.
Many influences shape the work she now creates, from Giaccometti, Naum Gabo, Egon Schiele and Elizabeth Frink. She also extracts experiences from travelling, searching out ideas from both ancient cultures and contemporary art to melt into her current résumé...

Rollo, Sonia
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Sonia was educated at Glasgow University, graduating with a B.Sc. in agricultural botany. She worked in scientific publishing as editor of Chemoreception Abstracts.
In 1988 she started studying printmaking at Morley College. She is a founder member of Half Moon Printmakers, a member of the cooperative Southbank Printmakers and a past vice-chair of the Printmakers' Council...

Ross Thompson, Sarah
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View 'Srt369 From Here To Eternity'

As a Fine Art Printmaker, Sarah specialises in hand-inked, collagraph prints, originally inspired by the Dorset landscape. Having relocated to the West Coast of Scotland in 2013, her work has begun to be influenced by the dramatic, rugged scenery of her new home...

Rossmann, Fritz
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View 'Fr28 Shallow Bowl'

Fritz has been showing work at Bevere since the German Show held here in 2010. He is a member of the ceramic collective Keramikgruppe Grenzhausen a much respected group of studio potters whose work is widely admired. Fritz is a fine thrower and is often to be seen demonstrating at ceramic fairs...

Routledge, Guy
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Guy has worked in Ceramics for the last 20 years after studying glass and ceramics at Sunderland University. His first studio was in Auckland, New Zealand from 1989 to 1991. He then worked for a year as a site artist and designer on the New Zealand Pavilion in Seville, Spain during Expo 92...

Royal Grammer School, ' Wet Paint'
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Through a unique collaboration between RGS Worcester and The Bevere Gallery Worcester, RGS GCSE artwork is on display in the gallery from March 25th. This selling exhibition is a first for both Bevere Gallery and RGS Worcester...

Ruggiero, Nici
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View 'Nr11 Trotter - Large'

"Ambiguity surrounds my work, through which I strive to sensitively engage the viewer.
Thrown, altered and nurtured on the potter's wheel or meticulously hand built using coils, my sculptural monochromic vessels are Raku fired and then left naked without glaze, only dressed by delicate decoration painted in smoke...

Ryan, Sylvia
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View 'Sr28 Arched Tile - Man & Bird'

Sylvia decided to pursue her interest in pots when she was in her late teens. It began with Chinese ceramics in Hong Kong where her family lived for some years. Some years later, when her own two children, now adult, began school, she took a degree course in Art and decided to teach...

Saag, Ingrid
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View 'Is4 Ex Large Tilting Bowl, Seated Nude, Tiger's Eye Glaze'

Ingrid makes hand painted decorative and functional white earthenware ceramics. Designs are either one-offs or produced in small editions, and painted with abstract or figurative images. There are several sources of inspiration for her work. The natural world has always been a favourite subject...

Sada, Elke
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View 'Es36 Narrow Vessel'

Elke has always been attracted to traditional slipware as well as 18th and 19th Century porcelain. They are two very different styles, yet both have rich qualities about them and both have influenced her work from the beginning. She was already 35 years old when she finally left her career as a research technician to follow a long cherished idea...

Saddington, Patricia
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View 'Mining Remains, Trewellard'

In the 1960's Patricia worked in a commercial art studio in London and attended St Martins School of Art.
After getting married she moved to Gloucestershire and worked from home whilst looking after her two children.
During this time she worked freelance, working on concepts for advertising campaigns using textiles and producing original designs and commissions...

Salmon, Antonia
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View 'As3 Marbled Kernel'

Antonia has worked as a ceramic artist since 1984, developing a strong interest in making ceramic sculptures that have a purity of line and form. The processes of hand burnishing the surfaces and smoke firing the finished pieces imbue the work with subtly and depth; the works appear timeless, contemplative and poised...

Sawtell, Lily
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View 'Mavis'

Lily studied sculpture at Harrow School of Art in London, and her figures have gone to collectors as far afield as the U.S., New Zealand and Australia, as well as throughout the U.K. and Europe. Lily's love of African and Oceanic art is clearly reflected in her work and the early influence of Brancusi and Modigliani have contributed to the special character of her figures...

Schuricht , Kate
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Kate is an established British ceramic artist working in raku and stoneware. She studied Three Dimensional Design at the University of Brighton, specialising in ceramics and visual research.
After graduating in 1996, Kate was selected for an international ceramic residency in Japan, where she worked alongside established Japanese, Korean and American artists...

Scott Martin , John
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John Scott Martin RSBA
John was born in Nottingham and studied painting at Nottingham College of Art in the 60's. He lives in rural Warwickshire, just about as far from the sea as you can get. This doesn't stop him from making frequent trips to the coast to build his picture library...

Scott, Paul
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View 'Ps11 Mug'

Paul Scott is a Cumbrian based artist with a diverse practice and an international reputation. He is well known for his research into printed vitreous surfaces, as well as his characteristic blue and white artworks in glazed ceramic...

Scull, Tiffany
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View 'Ts 8 Flying Swallow Wall Hanging'

Since being a small girl Tiffany has loved to draw and was encouraged to develop this through her childhood.Her excitement for the magical possibilities of clay began at Art College and these feelings have never faded. Discovering and specializing in the beautiful technique of Sgraffito has allowed her to pair up her two loves of drawing and clay work...

Seiker, Fred
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View '"  Lest   We  Forget "'

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Sellars, Karinna
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View 'Ks10 Platypus Vase'

Karinna is a contemporary artist / maker with a passion for creating unique objects from hot glass.
Using traditional glass blowing and hand forming skills combined with modern design, Karinna creates elegant pieces ranging from luxury giftware to one off art forms...

Seneviratne, Claire
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View 'Csj30 Smoke Fired Long Necked Porcelain Vessel'

Claire's smoke-fired pots are first fired in an electric kiln, sometimes she partly glazes them and may add a metallic lustre. Then one at a time they are surrounded with oak sawdust which slowly burns around them in an incinerator. The sawdust creates beautiful markings and subtle shades and colours. They do not hold water as they are non porous...

Shaddock, Jill
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View 'Js12  Mini Row'

Having graduated with a 1st class honours degree in Three Dimensional Design from Manchester School of Art in 2011, Jill set up her ceramics studio which is now located in West Yorkshire where she designs and makes each piece by hand.Fascinated by process and enhancing a technique associated with mass production, she explores multilayered slipcasting to create unique objects...

Shaw , Vicky
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There are two strands to Vicky's work, which in some ways are quite opposite. One strand is about precision and control and the other a much freer form of expression. Common to both are the techniques she uses to create surfaces on clay...

Shelley, Zaza
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After graduating from St Andrews University with an MA Honours in Art History, Zaza went into teaching Art and History of Art at Highgate School in London.
She then moved to lecture the collection at the National Gallery in their education department before moving to Scotland where she worked part-time at Sotheby's...

Shimwell, Alex
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View 'As39 Porcelain Bowl'

Alex's work is thrown on the wheel and either gas or wood fired.
He is interested in the material, form and texture of the pieces and how these aspects interact with one another, the glaze, and the firing environment; allowing a natural interaction to decorate his pieces rather than applying a more formal pattern or motif.

Shread, Peter
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View 'Ps57 Pool At Dudmaston - Woodcut A/p'

Peter says
"I was born in Birmingham and trained at Moseley School of Art and Birmingham College of Art...

Silverton, Vilas
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Vilas Silverton - Bath Spa University
Drawing upon a love of religious statuary, devotional imagery and his inner practice, Vilas is keen to show alternatives to the accepted western view of what constitutes spirituality...

Smalley, Alice
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View 'As9 Weather Is Fine'

Alice's work is inspired by nostalgia - mainly British history and the narrative behind the people and the places. She is fascinated by the ambiguity of old, hand-written documents and the generations which are captured in the photographs and postcards belonging to her Grandparents...

Smith, Daniel
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View 'Ds 40 Beaker'

Daniel Smith produces a wide range of hand-thrown porcelain tableware. His honest and simple approach results in an understated elegance. The weight of the porcelain in the hand combined with the pure delicate forms makes each piece a delight to hold and use.

Smith, Mark
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View 'Ms10 Whale On Twist'

Each piece of work by Mark Smith draws inspiration from the sea, and each has it's own unique appearance and story to tell.
Objects found on travels or by shoreline often become part of the work.
Mark uses a variety of techniques to achieve the finished look of a piece, focusing mainly on decay and repair...

Smith, Paul
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"I am a full time artist, making ceramic figurative sculptures in my studio on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The images I make are dream-like and contemplative, designed to create a feeling of another reality where peaceful co-existence is possible between us and nature. The style is bold and semi-abstract with graceful sweeping curves and simplified details...

Smith, Trevor. A.
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Author of "Sketching Wild Birds"
Trevor combines a career in wildlife conservation with his passion for wildlife art. He has been painting for 25 years, working from life whenever possible; the British countryside and its wildlife providing the inspiration for his work...

Southam, Jenny
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View 'Js82 Pink Swirly Tree'

Jenny lives and works in Exeter.. She works in the medium of terracotta specializing in individual hand-built figurative sculptures. She is continually evolving new ideas, most of which reference her fascination with Etruscan tomb sculptures and Staffordshire mantelpiece figures. The sculptures explore mythic and domestic themes and many are inspired by working in the garden and on her allotment.
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Southgate, Sophie
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Sophie’s practice is an on-going exploration of the object and the vessel, in both the contexts of sculpture and functional ceramics. Her work moves between the boundaries of art and design, challenging our preconceptions and understanding of contemporary ceramics.
She takes inspiration from the landscape, paring it back to abstract interpretations of space through basic geometric forms....

Sparke, Stephen
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Stephen makes and fires much of his work in West Wales with Joe Finch. However he is also becoming something of a travelling potter working in Gloucestershire, Ireland, and wherever else the opportunity to woodfire exists.

He is passionate about wood firing...

Spear, Shelagh
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View 'Ss6 Standing Figure With Bird And Feather'

Sculpture has a life-long interest for Shelagh. Since completing her degree in studio ceramics in 2000, she has used clay as the medium for her artwork, which has become widely collected.
Her pieces have a timeless, narrative quality. Individual figures stand alone, deep in thought, or are joined by a cast of other participants - people, animals and birds...

Spencer, Bradley
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Bradley says
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My practice as a ceramic artist begins with the act of drawing. It is through this physical process that I reach a greater understanding of the subject considered, and in a way, it becomes part of me...

Stedman, Barry
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View 'Bs36 Thrown Vessel      ‘ Borderland Series’'

Most of Barry Stedman’s work is made with red earthenware clay. It is usually wheel thrown and altered or constructed from soft slabs and then painted with coloured slips, stains and oxides.
He enjoys working with simple vessel forms, exploring and developing exciting relationships between colour, texture and form...

Stein, Gillian
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"I come from a Fine Art Painting and Theatre Design background but have now been designing and making jewellery for 25 years.
My work is hand wrought silver, brass and copper. I use the processes of hammering, reticulation and rolling with textures. The majority of the pieces are unique and some are produced in limited editions...

Steventon, Brian
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View 'Autumn Light - Severn Vale'

Brian Steventon . RBSA . MBA. BA Hons
Brian explains “I am inspired by the abstract element within the subject,
very often atmospheric and light conditions enhance the abstract quality
that I am seeking...

Stockley, Charlotte
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View 'Cs1 Large Porcelain Bowl'

Charlotte is a maker of domestic ware which undoubtedly adds pleasure to eating and drinking. Her pieces, which are thrown and altered, have a freshness and energy which gives each a distinct look and feel.
The Mid Surrey Collection, being shown here, is decorated with fruit and vegetables and the decoration is achieved through the application of transfers of Charlotte's drawings...

Stone, Karen
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View 'Breakfast Tray'

Karen Stone studied Fine Art at Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham City University and Life Drawing at The Slade School of Art, University College London. In 2007 her work was selected for the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists New Horizons exhibition and since then she has exhibited across the UK including the Mall Galleries in London...

Styles, Linda
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View 'Ls7 Jug With Yellow Lip'

Linda lives and works in Cornwall which has been her home for the past 39 years. Her ceramic practice relates to the exploration of the emotive and instinctual. The viewer/handler is invited to respond on an emotional as opposed to intellectual level. Her main purpose is to use unorthodox expressions of surface and form...

Sumner, Mary
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View 'Ms4 Magpie Field 25/45'

The painter and print maker Mary Sumner was born in rural Northamptonshire. Mary Sumner's chief artistic interests revolve around interpreting the natural world of her immediate surroundings in her Mid-Devon home. Gardens, countryside and animals are all recurring themes in Mary Sumner's paintings...

Swindell, Geoffrey
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"It has often been said that my ceramics are like washed up sea creatures, some still alive, others just remnants turning slowly to dust. People have also seen unidentified objects from a far-away galaxy, not sure whether they are organic or constructed, friendly or malevolent...

Takaki, Midori
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View 'Mt6 Whale Sort Of A Day'

Born and raised in Japan but currently living in Canterbury, Midori Takaki's work is clearly Japanese in influence with a strong emphasis on the figurative with the shades of folklore and legend. We have always welcomed Japanese makers into Bevere as they bring such different cultural perspectives and creative skills.

Talbot - Greaves, Paul
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View 'Duddon Valley'

My work reflects the rugged scenery of the landscape, either in the context of wild places or in the nature of the South Pennine landscape where I live. Here, I draw my inspiration from the remains of the pre-industrial revolution era where farming and hand loom weaving were once the mainstay in this part of the world over 250 years ago...

Tatebayashi, Kaori
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View 'Kt28 Beaker - Sand'

Kaori grew up in a family who traded in pottery in Kyoto, Japan a city renowned for its ceramics. From a young age, then, she was surrounded by the simple, elegant forms of Japanese tableware.
Following her studies in Kyoto and the RCA in London she has exhibited frequently in London and Japan...

Taylor, Christopher
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In 2000, after completing a degree in ceramics at the University of the West of England, he moved to Devon to embark upon an apprenticeship at Dartington Pottery. For the next five years he worked in several ceramics studios across the country gradually honing his making skills...

Taylor, Louisa
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View 'Lt7 Squash Jar'

The source of inspiration for Louisa’s work stems from museum collections of historical dining vessels. She is fascinated by the rituals of dining and the role of tableware in contemporary dining. She wants to create an atmosphere of sharing and relaxed eating. Each piece is thrown in porcelain and freely assembled...

Taylor, Sam
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View '28 St Small Oval With Fish'

Sam has a pottery in Westhampton, Massachusetts. He makes woodfired stoneware pottery which is functional and decorative.
Sam makes everything on a Leach or treadle style wheel. He particularly likes to throw pots and then alter them, using a knife to cut facets or a paddle to change the form...

Taylor, Sutton
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View 'St7 Bowl'

Sutton was born in Yorkshire in 1943. Despite originally training as a teacher, on his travels in Jamaica, Mexico and the USA, he met several potters and this lead him to return to England and set up his first pottery in Yorkshire.
Shortly after, he moved to Leeds, where he began to work in stoneware and porcelain. He also experimented widely with laminated clays...

Taylor, Zoe
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View 'Paperwork's 12'

Zoe takes her inspiration from the landscape.
In the studio, she usually works from field sketches. These sketches can be very simple representations of the landscape or more about the shapes and essence of the view which allow her some means of working back to the semi abstract...

Thom, Yo
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View 'Yt58 Ume Flower Bowl'

Yo Thom was born in Tokyo. She came to England in 1996 to study 3D design at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. After her introductory year, she chose ceramics and completed an MA in Ceramics in 2000. Whilst studying at the college, she also worked for a studio potter in London and continued her apprenticeship for a further two years after graduation...

Thorogood, Natasha
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View 'Nt8  Large Panoramic Pendant'

Natasha says
"I have been inspired by the degeneration of the treasures that have been discovered in collections like the Staffordshire hoard. The worn and corroded metals have once been treasures cherished by their owners. They have been lost and buried for hundreds of years being eaten away and rotting, waiting to be loved again...

Thorpe, Owen
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View 'Ot4 Decorative Plate'

Owen trained at Willesden Art School, taught by Edward Middledich and Terry Frost and later at Harrow Art School under William Brooker and Michael Casson.
At Bournemouth Art School, he had his first introduction to pottery and sculpture. He started pottery with Michael Dowdeswell in Southgate in 1968...

Tomlin, Ali
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View 'At8 Cylinder'

Ali has always drawn and designed and loves the energy of random lines or marks, from a sketch, painting or found on stones or peeling paint. She enjoys how just a simple line can completely change the feeling of a piece.
Her work is a collection of thrown, uncluttered porcelain forms...

Underhill, Craig
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View 'Cu37 Green Window'

Although the influences on Craig’s work evolve and change, the landscape remains a constant source of inspiration and fascination. The forms he makes are deliberately asymmetrical and often have stepped edges around the rim that not only refer to the making process, but also suggest steps or movement in the landscape...

Upton, Nick
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View 'Nu6 Powick Bridge, Worcester'

Nick was born in Worcester in 1950 and has sketched and painted as far back as he can remember. He spent a short time in Africa in the 70’s, working on farms and the railway in Zimbabwe, but most of his life has been spent living and working in and around Worcester...

Van Driel, Sian
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View 'Winter 2'

Sian is a West Sussex ceramicist and landscape painter. Brought up in Canada and Italy until her parents moved to the South Downs, this is where she now lives and works, in a quiet time-warp near its northern boundary. Her workspace is an old agricultural barn surrounded by ancient fields with grazing sheep, goats, and cattle...

Varney, Keith
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View 'Kv20 Helix 555'

Keith Varney is unafraid of accuracy, of cutting clay and assembling it in panels as if it were a sheet of fine grained wood or folded origami paper. He has chosen to work with porcelain, a notoriously fickle clay body, but it has allowed him to test its limits, exploit its plasticity and celebrate its translucency...

Vasulka, Sabrina
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View 'Sv13 Mandala Mini-plate Peach'

As a Product and Ceramic Designer, Sabrina's pieces are functional for daily use and are the result of a mixture between traditional craft techniques like slip casting in plaster moulds with new technologies as 3D printing for models...

Wallace , Rose
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Rose has lived in Oxford for the past thirty years. She has been involved in ceramics since 1998 latterly studying at Buckinghamshire New University, graduating with a 1st class B.A.(hons) in 2008.
She was selected in 2011 as a professional member of the CPA.
We are delighted to be showing a range of her latest work for the first time...

Waller, Carole
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View 'Cw3 Figure - 2   Glass Panels'

Carole is an internationally renowned textile artist.
She makes painted clothes, and paintings on veils of cloth’ which become installations in three dimensional space.
Recently she has developed a way of working with glass to enclose the fragile fabric membrane in a tough monumental material...

Walter, Josie
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View 'Jw46 Small  Bowl/green'

Josie read anthropology and following graduation in 1972 taught social studies for three years. However by 1979 she had completed ceramic training at Chesterfield College of Art and set up a workshop and retail outlet in Derbyshire.
Josie’s distinctive functional pots have been a feature of the British studio pottery scene for over thirty years...

Walton, Gary
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View 'Steamer At Rest'

Gary was born in Worcestershire in the early 60s where he lives with his wife and daughter.
He is a self taught artist who works in watercolour and pen using his vivid imagination to create a world of realistic fantasy.
His subjects range from individual businesses, aeroplanes, boats and cars to anything his mind takes a fancy to....

Walton, Sarah
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I have worked in saltglaze for more than 25 years. Landscape is a theme in my work. I have walked, drawn and painted it since childhood and this lies behind the evolution of my Birdbaths, made since 1984.
Bird Baths, Sculptural pieces, Tiles, mugs, beakers, plates and bowls, all in saltglaze, comprise my current range of work...

Ward, Camilla
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View 'Cw7 Ceramic Painting'

My background is in painting and ceramics and I have recently returned to painting.
My painterly approach to ceramics makes it is a natural transition to paint on canvas, in fact, I find the two practices enrich each other. The preoccupations are the same. I want to describe a response to my immediate environment, either urban or rural, and, sometimes, my travels further afield...

Warr, Heidi
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Heidi creates individually hand-built and hand-thrown earthenware vessels, each decorated using traditional methods. Her influences include nature, architecture, history, poetry, culture, optical illusions and psychology.
The pieces she creates are bold statements and merge the traditional with the contemporary...

Watson, Clare Deborah
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- Glyndwr University
Clare’s initial inspiration came from micro photography images of human irises which highlight the amazing microscopic forms and individually unique structures. Using various techniques, she tried to replicate these textures to make each of her vessels as unique as the human eye...

Watson, Matthew
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MATTHEW WATSON - Wolverhampton School of Art and Design
Matthew’s work is a response, through personal thoughts and memories, to contemporary culture and events which fascinate him...

Watts, Sarah
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View 'Sw16 Etched Blue Decorated Disc Earrings'

Sarah is a self-taught designer maker creating jewellery pieces that combine her handmade glass beads with traditional silversmithing techniques.
Each bead is made one by one of glass melted in a torch flame. Decoration is added in the form of dots or lines of molten glass applied to the base bead, with each layer melted in before the next is applied...

Weight, Amanda
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View '27 Aw5 Tired Wet &  Hungry'

Amanda’s work stems from a fascination with human nature and our ability to communicate without words.
She takes inspiration from the complexities of relationships and the qualities that make each of us individual, both physically and emotionally...

Welch, Robin
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View 'Rw49 Oval Bronze/brown Vessel'

Robin Welch has been a singular figure in British studio ceramics for at least forty years. His freely constructed vessels - hand-built and thrown - are three-dimensional abstract expressionism. He is the archetypal potter /painter. Whether his work is on paper, board, canvas or in clay, there is a constant and consistent creative flow...

Wesselman, Frans
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View 'Late Train'

I grew up and studied photography and printmaking in Holland. In England I worked for many years as a painter and print maker.
One day, on a visit to Salisbury Cathedral, I was particularly struck by “The prisoners of conscience” window, painted by Gabriel Loire...

Wet Paint, Rgs
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The exhibition presents 20 pieces from students at RGS Worcester. Each piece is exciting and there is a huge range of subjects and ideas presented in the exhibition! The enthusiasm the students have put into the paintings is evident and each one is an expression of interest to the artist.
The percentage of money generated by the sold works will be donated to Acorns charity...

Wheeldon, John
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The last few years have seen him return to using lustre, this time applied to a terra sigillata surface, raku fired and smoked. The combination of gold and smoked polished terra sigillata is irresistible - a rich sensuous surface.
He feels that above all he is a potter who responds primarily to materials and processes...

White, David
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After a career in teaching art in Midlands' Schools, David White retired early and became a full-time artist in 1996.

David is an elected Member of The Easel Club, The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and The Birmingham Art Circle of which he is currently Vice-President.
Much of his recent work has used geometric man-made forms alongside organic qualities in landscape...

White, Jane Alison
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As soon as I discovered the process of pit firing I knew that it was a way of working that I strongly identified with, and I felt that I had found my creative direction...

White, Steve
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A Kandinsky exhibition in London provoked Steve into art. He reacted, as many people do when they see abstract art - 'I could do that'. He became a big fan of the semi abstract style of artists such as David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Fernand Leger, Tom Wesselmann and Bob Kessel.
After ten years perfecting his art Steve stumbled across Reflexionism on a sailing holiday in Croatia....

White, Tom
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View 'Iconic Design'

Inspired by the ordinary, my interest is in taking a snapshot of everyday urban
life and preserving the beauty of something that is often overlooked, using canvas and paint.

My paintings range from impressionistic to photo-realistic, the latter being the style selected for the show in Worcester, in order to most effectively translate that freeze-frame moment onto canvas...

Wightman, Kathryn
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View 'Kw1  Eye Candy'

Kathryn blows hot glass! She is an award-winning artist, designer/maker of quality/quirky, funky/fresh, stylish/sassy handblown glass.
Her products include one off art pieces, functional objects created for an interior led market as well as a stunning range of glass 'art for wearing'...

Wiles, Emily Patricia
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Emily combines materials in new and unconventional ways; pushing the boundaries between the marriage of textiles and ceramics has been the inspiration behind her work.

The forms of her work manifest themselves through the uncontrollable folds and creases of the cotton moulds and the strength of the porcelain, materialising in delicate non-functional vessels.

Wilhelm, Christiane
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Between 1973 and 76 Christiane served her apprenticeship as a potter at Burg Coraidelstein with Wendelin Stahl and between 1976 and 1979 she studied ceramic design in Höhr - Grenzhausen with Prof.Dieter Crumbiegel and Wolf Matthes. She established her own studio in Munich in 1988

Careful observation and detecting exciting forms is paramount in her work...

Wilks, Lisa
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View 'Lw28 Small Cup'

Lisa is a contemporary Ceramicist.
She works mainly with hand thrown and hand built Stoneware, enjoying these traditional methods and giving them a modern feel.

Williams - Peplow, Jewels
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Jewels says
"I am a Ceramic Artist who completed my BA (Hons) in Contemporary Applied Art in 2010. Since then I have set up my own studio in which I make functional, hand thrown porcelain vessels.
I throw porcelain vessels enriched with oxides and slips that explore my fascination with coastlines...

Williams, Catherine
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View 'Cotswold Way 4 6/95'

Catherine studied Fine Art at the University of the West of England, graduating in 1997 when she received the Rebecca Smith Award for Printmaking. In 2001 she completed a Master’s degree in multi-disciplinary Printmaking also at UWE, and received a Printmakers council award in her final year of study.
Her inspiration primarily comes from the textural qualities of landscape...

Williams, Pierre
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View 'Pw18 Standing Male Nude Multi Floral'

The figures have been developed by also looking back in time to classical sculpture and the work of Rodin as well as the contemporary work of Anthony Gormley. The environments Gormly sets his figures in have been a catalyst for the juxtaposed figure to the architectural form...

Williamson, Graham
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View 'Gw30 Tall Green Lidded Jar'

Graham Williamson
I have been making ceramics since 1968.
I first studied at York School of Art and afterwards went on to gain a first class honours degree at Cardiff College of Art in 1971. I later returned in 1979 to work there as a technician in the Ceramics Department...

Wilson, Scott
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View 'Sw9 Tall Metalic & Carved Black Vessel'

The main ideas that run through Scott's work are the concept of contrast and conforming. In order to show this, he uses a monochrome pallet playing around with the ideas of light and dark and finding the juxtaposition of streamlined forms in contrast to rustic textures...

Wincer, Richard
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View 'Riverside'

Richard graduated from Goldsmiths College in the 1970’s and quickly established himself as an artist showing his work at the Serpentine Gallery in 1980 and then in 1983 at the Hayward Gallery. He has been a practising artist for over 40 years and exhibits in galleries throughout the country. He has been a regular exhibitor in the Summer Show at the Royal Academy...

Wojdat, Maria
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View 'Mw21 Small Vessel ( Light Orange )'

Each piece Maria makes is a journey which encompasses an appreciation of chance and explores the balance between colour, line and form. Inspired by the interplay of the organic and the geometric and of spontaneity and control, the pieces emerge from processes which examine the relationship between instinctive action and form...

Wolfe Murray, Tessa
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Tessa Wolfe Murray studied Fine Art at Ravensbourne College of Art followed by a postgraduate course in Ceramics at Goldsmiths College. She set up a studio at 4011/2 Workshops on leaving, combining her Ceramics business with part-time teaching in Adult Education...

Wood, Rachel
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Rachel loves to explore the rhythm and movement of throwing clay on a wheel, excited by the freshness and spontaneity of the results. Her personal intuitive touch is integral to her pots. This is evident by a wet hand on a soft form fresh off the wheel, through to an individual hand or fingerprint emphasised by the glaze...

Wright , Hollie
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View '55 Hw1 Large Wall Cupboard 1'

Hollie is a designer and craftswoman who uses reclaimed wood and fittings to make quirky functional furniture. Her influences come from the allotment and smallholding lifestyle she grew up with in rural Oxfordshire.
Chickens have always been a central part to her daily life, and so have become the leading characters of her work...

Wu, Chiu-i
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View 'Cw14 Brown Delivery Creature'

Chiu-i developed her art and ceramics in her home country, Taiwan and exhibited her first work in Taipei. She loved it.. but always had a hard time, when asked about her work.. She has no deep meanings. Not ones that she recognise anyway! She just produces from her heart, sensing when what she is creating begins to feel right...

Yamazaki , Masazumi
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View 'My21 Pensive Cat'

Masazumi is from Japan and has lived in Wales for eleven years. Originally an illustrator and painter, he started to work with clay eight years ago and graduated from West Wales School of the Arts with a first class degree in Ceramic Art and 3D Design.
Masazumi’s ceramic work is varied, inspired by his drawings and illustrations of human and animal forms...

__, Oddical
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Oddical is the creation of Farrah Al-Dujaili a graduate of the prestigious School of Jewellery, Birmingham. There she completed her BA Jewellery and Silversmithing in 2009 and went on to complete her MA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related products in 2010. Since graduating her work has been exhibited internationally and in 2016 she launched her new jewellery brand Oddical...

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