Current work

Over the last few months I have worked in collaboration with textile artist and weaver Imogen Di Sapia to produce a body of work that resonates with her beautiful woven...

My firings use a gas kiln, in reduction, and such firings can always be a little unpredictable. I've become used to the subtle changes that occur from firing to firing and...

New landscapes I'm currently working towards two spring shows that will focus on place and the local landscape. Some of my work draws heavily on the Sussex countryside and the coastline for reference. For a...

Objects, stories and lost spoons 'Objects can tell stories' is a tag line that I use for my work and its an idea I find I keep coming back to. Objects both found...

Warm Chocolate I've been working on some new clay and glaze combinations lately, inspired by woodland walks (my previous post has more on this). My latest firing included pieces using these tones,...

'Pursuit of Intrigue' is the title of a new short film made about my work. The film offers a sensitive portrait of my current work; focusing in on my ceramic and mixed...

Last week I had some of my work photographed by the expert craft photographer Yeshen Venema. The experience was both enlightening and enjoyable. I got to witness the photographer's process...

I've been developing an idea based on buoys (the kind that are often used by boats, or on fishing nets) and particularly the broken and tangled versions I sometimes found washed up...

[caption id="attachment_1868" align="alignleft" width="317"] Elaine Bolt, porcelain with green glaze[/caption] My latest firing included porcelain pieces glazed in the new green colours that I've been focusing on, along with the dark, almost...

Over the last few months, along with other things, I've been working on developing a new range of teabowls which will feature various complementary glazes.There's something very special about the teabowl, with...