Ceramics

Ceramics
Abbie Sunter

Abbie Sunter

Graduating with a BA Hons in Fine Art in 2013, Abbie is currently undertaking her MA Arts degree at The University of Derby. Working out of her private studio at Banks Mill in Derby, Abbie has shown her work in several exhibitions throughout the UK including The...

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Alison Young

Alison Young

I create decorative and functional ceramics, handbuilding my work often using raku clay. I enjoy incorporating natural materials, particularly driftwood, into my designs. My work is inspired by both rural and seaside landscapes and often echoes the natural world...

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Ben Brierley

Ben Brierley

Work is wheel thrown and hand built, altered, and assembled using stoneware, porcelain and earthenware clays. Forms seek to utilise and respond to the malleability of these materials and embrace their responsiveness to extended and shorter wood firings. Functional...

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Buird Pottery

Buird Pottery

We make Buird pottery in Wirksworth, using Staffordshire clay to hand throw pots in our light-filled workshop overlooking the green hills in the distance. We have taught and supported others to discover the wonder of throwing and pottery for many years. Buird is...

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Claire Allam

Claire Allam

My work explores rhythm and movement, whether through a single line describing the 3 dimensional form it covers (echoing the tracery of stone walls on a hillscape), spontaneous mark making using metal oxides, or by allowing the action of flame on clay to produce...

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David Pantling

David Pantling

The distinctive range of hand painted bright and colourful tableware reflect my love of bold colours and passion for painting. The beautiful designs are inspired by interactions with wildlife and nature, from sitting sketching in the garden to reflections based on...

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David William Sampson

David William Sampson

Often in ceramics; cracks, pin-holed glazing, mixing of clay and patchy slips are seen as defects, but I have created a body of work that enhances and celebrates these, each is still beautiful and valid in its own right. They have been made imperfectly-perfect with...

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Elaine Lim – Newton

Elaine Lim – Newton

My contemporary ceramic sculptures and homewares combine natural forms, architectural and East Asian influences in a fun and modern way.  Each piece is hand-built in stoneware, terracotta or porcelain clays with individual elements arranged in repeating and flowing...

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Emma Williams

Emma Williams

I make decorative low fired ceramic bowls, plates, dishes and brooches in my Nottingham studio from a variety of clays using press moulding and hand building techniques. Drawing inspiration for my work from observations of the natural world, I dip, pour and brush...

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Gael Cherry

Gael Cherry

My work is about using botanical themed plants & seed heads to impress into the clay surface. I also use acetate stencils to make layered plant designs with different slip layers. Everything is grown from seed in my garden, collected as foliage and seed heads...

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Jane Clowes

Jane Clowes

Jane Clowes Ceramics - Artist Statement. I am a ceramic artist based in Stoke on Trent working from the studio I built in my back garden. I produce slab built functional earthenware pieces. My bird drawings are applied onto the ware as enamel transfers. I am...

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Joanna Bunbury

Joanna Bunbury

Inspired by the natural world and the ebb and flow of nature’s fruition I draw inspiration from its somewhat secret and hidden beauty. Sea life, rock pools, the emerging seeds of plants, fruits and trees all inform my sculptural pieces. My work is mainly hand built...

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Leanne Ball

Leanne Ball

As a Nottingham based ceramicist I naturally feel inspired by the lace heritage of the city. Drawn to the purity of porcelain I combine this delicate medium with the beautiful and delicate patterns of lace to produce a feminine collection of work with a textile...

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Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson makes interpretations of slip decorated earthenware ceramics. Applying traditional techniques in contemporary ways to create lively, striking vessels with meaning, texture and function. Plants and insects are drawn onto the work directly from life...

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Simon Sneath

Simon Sneath

My work is strongly influenced by a visit to Japan in 1997. In particular Nara, the Ryoanji gardens and Mashiko, with its kilns and potteries, provided the inspiration for my interpretations of Japanese traditional forms. My starting point from an initial idea is...

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Zoe Marsh

Zoe Marsh

Zo Marsh Artist Statement 2023 My work is mainly ceramic, yet textile in origin. I decorate the surface of my handmade tiles using both traditional and digital techniques sometimes adding wire for contrast. Living near Wirksworth, the stunning views inspire me on a...