"I feel the joy and passion I have in making shines through in the final pieces"
I studied at Falmouth College of Arts, graduating in 1998. I make both functional and sculptural stoneware ceramics.
The functional work is primarily thrown, altered and carved jugs, finished with a simple white glaze. I also coil build and hard carve larger vessels, finished with an opaque dolomite glaze. Traditional techniques but contemporary in design.
My figurative sculptures are coil built, sculpted and carved. Decorated using underglazes and oxides, bisque fired and then fired to stoneware with a thin wash of clear satin glaze. The theme is serenity, the working title ‘Serenity Heads’. I’m building mostly sea swimming/bathers figures presently – as a sea swimmer myself the figures convey mindful serenity, meditation and calm that inspires me and my making processes. The aesthetic is modern with a liberal nod to ancient sculptures and icons.
I feel the joy and passion I have in making shines through in the final pieces. I make work with presence and quality.
I’m happy to welcome visitors by appointment, please contact me