On the move

On the move

These last couple of months have been hectic to say the least. I can't quite believe how busy its been. So here's a bit of an update - A lightning speed run around what I've been making, seeing, winning, writing... plus a picture of a strange creature from York. I made a lot of new [...]

Kim Bagley, solo exhibition

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 University of the Creative Arts in Farnham and this is her major exhibition. Kim started her PhD studies at the same time as I started studying [...]

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 [...]

Migrating Spoons

My spoons have been travelling. The surprising adventures of the 'curious utensils' has taken my spoons all the way to the USA. One of my spoons has been selected to be part of an exhibition entitled OBJECT:SPOON 2014 organised by  Vipoo Srivilasa at Harvard University. The exhibition will feature 25 ceramic spoons of all different shapes and [...]

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 [...]

Setting off

This week I'm packing up all my best pieces, and heading off to show my work at two fantastic events: Handmade in Britain at Chelsea Town Hall, London, and Art in Clay at the Farnham Maltings, Surrey. I have some new ideas to share as well as my range of vessels and other objects. Here are [...]

Earth and Fire 2013

I got back from Earth and Fire at Rufford in Nottinhamhsire this week and am just recovering from the experience! It was exhausting but also really rewarding. I had a lot of very positive feedback on my work, sold lots of pieces and made some great friends amongst my fellow potters. I shared a stand [...]

Bevere Gallery Graduate Show

A selection of my pieces are now on show in the Bevere Gallery Graduate Show. The Bevere Gallery is a major centre for modern and contemporary studio ceramics and pottery, so I'm thrilled to have been selected to be part of their annual Graduate Show. My pieces are also available to buy through their online shop. The show [...]