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I took up ceramics in 2008 at the Putney School of Art here in London where I was born and now live and work. In 2015 I moved to The Kiln Rooms, a shared studio in Peckham Rye, where I am at present.

When I first began I made small pinch pots on which I experimented continuously with textures, oxides, slips and glazes, making discoveries, finding surprises and loving the unpredictable beauty in the outcome. 

I have always had a fascination with the process of time upon nature. The beautiful and distinctive marks and colours created by age and weathering particularly on rocks and stone. I seek to capture this quiet beauty in my work.

I hand coil delicate, light forms using a mixture of grogged stoneware and crank clay.  Leaving the surfaces rough and marked I layer different glazes over each other many times. Each piece is fired to around 1240 degrees celsius often multiple times.

 

Each piece is unique.