inspiration

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...

Making Ground is an adventurous collaboration between craftspeople and the land led by basket maker Annemarie O'Sullivan with ceramic artist Elaine Bolt....

'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...

I'm endlessly inspired by the sea and my visits to the beach, even if I don't actually fancy a swim right now! But recently I've been enjoying the local hills...

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...

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...

I have a special liking for slightly deserted landscapes with that abandoned dilapidated look going on. Dungeness on the Kent coast has to be my favourite place to experience this kind of...

Last week I visited Kim Bagley's solo show 'Africa and the West' at the James Hockey gallery in Farnham. Kim has been working towards a PhD in Ceramics at the...

[caption id="attachment_1700" align="alignleft" width="225"] Thames River Bank[/caption] Last week I went on a very exciting trip to London to go 'Mudlarking' on the banks of the River Thames. Beach combing, to...

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="1448,1449,1454,1453,1451,1450"] I take a lot of inspiration from the beach. Sometimes it's oblique; things catch my eye and then filter through in unexpected ways. Sometimes it's as direct as...