Skeleton Trees

Skeleton Trees

For the last six months I have been working on something rather different for me. For a long time I've had in mind an idea for a piece that is human scale, and that stands in nature. I am a ceramic artist, so working in clay is my practice. But until recently it has been [...]

Round Robin

I was a tad busy this Autumn/Winter. If I try to put it all down I realise it looks a bit like a Christmas round robin letter - a lengthy listing of what I've been up to, regardless of the audience! So, no obligation - feel free to enjoy only the pictures and skip the rest! I [...]

Crafts Council Hothouse programme 2014

My adventure on the Crafts Council's Hothouse 2014 programme has almost finished. Thirty-eight emerging makers, including myself, were selected to take part in an intensive programme of business and craft development. We've participated in a series of workshops and events designed to bring on our craft businesses and help us formulate the beginnings of a career in [...]

The Little Things

Right now I'm in the process of selecting work to show at the Contemporary Crafts Festival at Bovey Tracey in Devon which takes place next weekend. Some new pieces that are heading for the festival are all about the details and the little things. Teaspoons, thimbles, tiny bottles and surface decoration.   Come and visit my stand at the show from [...]

Elaine Bolt Ceramics at the Contemporary Craft Festival

I'm currently working away in my studio getting ready to being part of The Contemporary Craft Festival at Bovey Tracey from 6 June to 8 June 2014. The festival is the largest craft fair in the South West and one of the finest in the UK. The show features over 190 selected makers selling directly to the public. I'm [...]

Bircham Gallery Exhibition

  The next show I'm gearing up for is at the fantastic Bircham Gallery in Holt, Norfolk. They are holding a 'Newcomers' exhibition "showcasing new artists and makers at Bircham Gallery taken on during their anniversary year". Exhibitors in the show include: Paintings: Stephanie Lambourne, Sally Tyrie, Stephen Robson, Helen Terry. Ceramics: Katharina Klugg, Lowri Davies, Sarah [...]

Contemporary Makers Fair – Aspex Gallery

On the weekend of the 15th and 16th of February I will be exhibiting at Aspex Gallery, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth as part of their Contemporary Makers Fair 2014. I'll have a range of my work there for sale, including some new designs fresh out of the kiln.  The event will be open from 11-5 on both days [...]