Monday, 14 November 2016

Cumbrian Ceramics - smoky turquoise

This smoky turquoise stoneware bottle is one of a number of new pieces I'll be exhibiting in Cumbrian Ceramics at Upfront Gallery, November 22nd to January 8th. Preview and fundraiser for Mary's Meals on Tuesday 22nd November at 7pm. Upfront is near Hutton in the Forest, CA11 OTG.

Stoneware bottle, h:125mm, diameter at widest point: 90mm

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Cumbrian Ceramics

Coming up next:
Cumbrian Ceramics: November 22nd - January 8th at Upfront Gallery
Preview plus fundraiser for Mary's Meals: Tuesday 22nd November at 7pm

Monday, 24 October 2016

Elements North

A new series of earthenware oval vessels appearing in Kunsthuis' annual ceramics show in Crayke, Yorkshire, 4th November to 23rd December 2016

Largest: h:224mm x w:153 at widest point, base. Smallest: h:144mm x w:110mm.

Monday, 12 September 2016

White stoneware bottles and jars

Currently appearing at Pennine Artisans' Open Gallery at Warwick Hall, Cumbria. September 10th-25th 2016. For more information, check Pennine Artisans' website and Facebook page.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Coming up next week...

Friday 9th is preview evening for Pennine Artisans' group show at Warwick Hall. All welcome! See also Pennine Artisans' Facebook page.

Friday, 15 July 2016

dark turquoise

Some new pots for the Artisans Market, part of Music on the Marr festival at Castle Carrock, Cumbria this weekend: Friday evening July 22nd to Sunday July 24th. Preview Friday 22nd 6pm - 7.30 pm

Stoneware bowls. Diameter: 10.1cm; height: 3cm.
Stoneware jar. Diameter 6.8cm; height: 8.3cm.

Tiny stoneware jars. Diameter: 4cm and 4.2cm, height 4.6cm and 5cm.


Stoneware nesting bowls. Diameter (largest) 13cm; height: 5.5cm.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Nesting bowls

Recently dropped off at Haslam's of Hallgate in Hexham
Stoneware straight-sided  bowls, around 15cm diameter (largest bowl)

Monday, 18 April 2016

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Stoneware ovals

Incorporating 'Egremont Red' iron oxide reclaimed from West Cumbria's Florence mine, courtesy Florence Paintmakers.

Three of five thrown and altered pots. White stoneware with coloured slips and glazed inside

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Earthenware ovals

Earthenware oval vessels inspired by a visit to the Florence Arts Centre in West Cumbria, and using ore reclaimed from the Florence mine. This work will feature in North meets South in Salisbury, opening this Friday evening 6-9pm.

Monday, 8 February 2016

North meets South in Salisbury

Next show: North Meets South - last weekend of February and first weekend of March 2016, at Studio 53, Salisbury, with fellow artists Rachel Gibson, Frances Marr and Simon Howden.

Saturday, 30 January 2016

Love Cumbria Art Auction

Coming up on February 11th 2016 at the Halston in Carlisle....Love Cumbria's Art Auction to raise funds for Cumbria Community Foundation's Flood Recovery Appeal.

Here's an image of my contribution: a small sculpture in white stoneware with porcelain slip.

Continuous form - approx  9 x 9 x 9cm