This year I will be exhibiting my latest porcelain work - both individual pieces and my range of tableware. I am inspired by the paintings of the abstract expressionists, and am always looking for both movement and energy in specifically in my glazing, which is hand painted and layered. I will be participating in ‘Celebrating Ceramics’ at Waterperry this summer, and also at ‘Art in Clay’ which will be at Windsor Racecourse for the first time. So much to look forward to, with the hope that we can all slowly return to a more normal way of life.
I have been living and working in both France and the UK, Oxford for the past ten years, and plan now to spend much more time in Oxford, Brexit and family commitments helping to make this decision. I started my pottery career in the early 1990s and, at that time worked in earthenware, transitioning to stoneware after a few years, then acquiring a gas kiln which sparked an interest in experimenting with ash glazes which has continued to this day. After a visit to an exhibition of abstract expressionist painters several years ago I became inspired to try and use glazes to create abstract effects on my ceramics, and at the same time moved into working in porcelain which gives such luminosity to the glaze colours.