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Adela Powell Ceramics (B05)

Work evolved from observations of my Coastal and river environments. Abstracted forms in stoneware and porcelain, gestural and painterly application of slips and glazes.

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Adrian Bates Ceramics (G90)

Elegant and timeless Stoneware Ceramics exploring themes of movement, poise and flow. Suitable for indoor or year-round outdoor display.

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Ahrenkiel-Ceramics (H103)

All my works begin on a wheel. Combined with various shapes and warm, bright slips the salt-firing enhances my simple, serene forms.

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Alchemy Tiles (C25)

Individually hand carved encaustic, inlaid tiles with inspiring poetry, quotes and images using ancient 13th Century techniques held eternally in earth and time.

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Alison West Ceramics (E63)

Hand thrown and slab-built porcelain and stoneware tableware and vessels using the ancient process of Saggar Firing to create natural surface pattern.

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Amanda Ray Raku Jewellery (E75)

A unique and distinctive range of earrings, brooches and pendants inspired by Art Deco and the designs of the sixties, made in St Ives.

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Amanda-Sue Rope (D39)

Thrown and assembled, Amanda-Sue’s ceramics, influenced by the richness of the built environment, explore the graphic relationship between form and surface.

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Ania Perkowska Ceramics (E53)

Wheel thrown black clay and porcelain decorated with sgraffito technique. Functional and decorative pieces inspired by contrasts and opposites.

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Anna Lambert (I115)

A full-time maker since 1980, Anna Lambert makes slip-painted slab-built earthenware exploring narratives relating to land use and the regeneration of woodland and orchards.

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Anton Todd Ceramics (E68)

I am a self-taught potter and develop hand built work that is based around harbours, buildings and boats.

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Antonia Salmon (F80)

Smoke Fired Ceramic sculptures that capture the Experience of the natural world.

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Barbara Gittings Ceramics (D35)

Smoke-fired, unglazed porcelain using nerikomi techniques to put patterns through the clay.

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Bridget Drakeford Porcelain (D37)

Hand-thrown porcelain vessels - classical forms.

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Bridget Macklin Ceramics (E61a)

Fragile porcelain vessels incorporating found materials which give strata of colour and texture. The vessels are polished to a gentle lustrous shine.

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Brigitte Colleaux (I123)

All my work is thrown and then fired in a large shared wood-firing kiln in Devon. I make tableware and other useful pots for cooking and eating in.

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Chris & Freya Bramble (C18)

Both functional and decorative, Chris and Freya bring together a cross-generation of contemporary and cultural references to ceramics, often with forms emerging from hand-thrown vessels using highly textured glazes.

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Chris Hawkins (D45)

Hand-thrown raku fired copper matt and glazed work, elegant forms, vibrant colours on a selection of bottles, bowls and lidded pots

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Chris Lewis (H107)

Chris makes domestic pots and ceramics for the garden, including seats and sculptural pieces. All work is fired in a wood burning kiln.

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Chrissy Silver (E72)

Chrissy makes porcelain lamps and pendants. She harvests plants to roll into the clay leaving an embedded perfect image of the plant's detail as light.

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Clare Wakefield Ceramics (E54)

Sculptural ceramics created with porcelain. Echoing flowing movement of the sea, with inspiration from all it touches.

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Craig Underhill (I110)

Handbuilt ceramics that evoke a sense of place, landscape, narrative or passing of time using the colour, textural and mark making possibilities of ceramic materials to create painterly surfaces.

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Dan Chapple (E67)

Thrown and altered ceramics as well as more traditional wheel made pots mostly Raku fired using a number of techniques

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Daniel Boyle (H95)

One-off studio ceramics - salt and ash glazed, thrown stoneware. Pots with fluid and textured surfaces to be explored beyond their surface.

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David Hilton Tableware (I112)

Thrown stoneware and porcelain tableware. Ceramic handled cutlery items to co-ordinate.

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David Wright Pottery (C15)

Coil-built, wood-fired, stoneware vessels using a coarse crank clay, simple ash and Shino glazes. Sometimes incorporating wooden lids.

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Di Luca Ceramics (D31)

Unique Raku fired ceramics.

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Diane Griffin Ceramics (B10)

Diane creates poetic sculptures inspired by outward expressions of emotion. Her work explores how we, as humans, deal with visceral experiences and make sense of our existence.

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Dianne Cross Ceramics (F78)

Hand built vases, vessels, wall pieces and boxes evoking the textures and colours of the seashore and coastline, both real and imagined, stormy and calm.

Dufayard (I111)

Contemporary Slipware. From bowls to very large calligraphy platters.

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Eddie Curtis (I117)

Unique sculptures and vessels inspired by the landscape.

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Ellen Rijsdorp Keramiek (I125)

When I was demonstrating at Art in Action in 2015 I met a Chinese Gallery and received an invitation from them to come to China as an Artist-in-Residence. That was a great opportunity to meet Chinese Ceramic artists and learn from them. I had an exciting time and did a lot of experiments. It was time to play. Since then I went back to China every year.

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Emily Myers (I121)

Emily Myers throws pots in red stoneware clay which are carved and faceted to create her distinctive well proportioned forms.

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Emma West Ceramics (D46)

Porcelain tiles impressed with hand stitched embroideries and fresh plants.

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Gaby Guz Art (E70)

The smooth, jade like surface of my vessels belies the harsh and dramatic naked Raku process from which they emerge.

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Gill Laverick Jewellery (H102)

Contemporary porcelain jewellery with silver and semi-precious stones.

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Gillian Highland (E58)

Reduced stoneware thrown tableware. Other pots are slab-built with various decorations influenced by the landscape in which I live and the moon cycle.

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Gilly Whittington Ceramics (E60)

My work is in porcelain, mostly thrown, sometimes altered. The decoration is inspired by abstract expressionist painters with layered and coloured ash glazes.

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Gin Durham Ceramics (I109)

The inspiration for Gin's quirky sculptural work stems from traditions of storytelling and a life long fascination with the representation of animals in culture.

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Guy Routledge Ceramics (I126)

Hand built decorative ceramics based around the figure, the face and animal forms.

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Gwen Bainbridge Ceramics (H96)

Decorative / functional vessels with Victorian botanical illustration and narrative references created from numerous methods within their assembly and decorative detail.

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Harriet Coleridge (F82)

Limoges porcelain glazed with a variety of carbon trap shinos and ferociously reduced in flame kilns. Enhanced with rose ash and gold lustre brushwork.

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HeyningWD Studio (D44)

HeyningWD Studio stands for the combined work in porcelain by Wied and Diederik Heyning. We make hand thrown white porcelain vessels and thin slab-rolled translucent lighting objects decorated with soluble salt colours.

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Hiro Takahashi (D27)

Inspired by nature, intricate, narrative and with rich textured soul, plate and functional ware.

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Ian Harris Ceramics (H104)

Ian Harris creates individual hand built sculptural vessels, often inspired by the texture and delicate asymmetry found in nature.

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Ingenhut Keramiek (C13)

Thrown, for "every day use" and unique pieces. Wood fired, glazed with celadons, shino, ash glazes, contrasted with unglazed surfaces, subtly touched by the fire.

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Isabel K-J Denyer (D36)

Isabel makes thrown stoneware and porcelain reduction fired pots to be used on a daily basis as well as for celebrations.

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Isabel Merrick (I120)

I make colourful domestic earthenware for the table and for cooking, as well as one off pieces that are paintings on clay.

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Jack Laverick Ceramics (E64)

On-trend porcelain homewares and lighting.

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Jacqui Ramrayka (E51)

I work primarily with porcelain, working in series and making one-offs. Vessels are thrown then multi-glazed and multi-fired, ensuring each piece is unique.

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Jaeeun Ceramics (D56)

Stoneware vases represent my HTP (House-Tree-Person) objects which are widely used in Art Therapy to find clues about the persons's hidden emotions or internal conflicts.

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Jaejun Lee (C26)

Jaejun Lee is a fine porcelain maker from South Korea.

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James Hake Ceramics (D42)

James's work ranges from huge platters and bottles to delicate bowls and tiny lidded jars.

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Jane Cox Ceramics (E62)

Contemporary decorative and functional earthenware: jugs, vases, dishes and large chargers in blues, greens and vivid turquoises. Fellow of CPA and past Master of the Art Workers Guild.

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Jane Pritchard Ceramics (D29)

Made from porcelain and bone china with natural oxides and slips, my work is based on historical interactions with the built environment - human and organic.

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Jane White Ceramics (D32)

Hand-built burnished ceramics deriving their colourful patterns from firing with organic material in a large open pit. Each piece that survives is totally unique.

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Jaroslav Hrustalenko (E66)

Jaroslav's creativity is driven by his passion for colour, shape and function. He explores nature, science and art building his body of work on a broad multicultural background.

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Jason Braham (G93)

In his studio in the Radnorshire hills, Jason Braham makes stoneware pots, using simple ash glazes or salt glaze. These are principally pots for use.

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Jean-Paul Landreau (F86)

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Jean-Paul Landreau treats the surface of the work the same as a painter uses canvas.

 

Jennie Gilbert (I118)

Decorative functional pottery, suitable for everyday use. Reduction fired stoneware.

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Jill Ford Ceramics (D47)

Porcelain bowls, vases and tall standing forms thrown on the wheel. Rich textural decoration made by carving and applying slips.

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Jim Malone (D41)

Wood and oil fired stoneware and porcelain.

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John Mathieson (E57)

Individual pieces and some domestic ware in reduction-fired stoneware and porcelain.

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Jon Barrett-Danes (I108)

Jon creates individually made ceramic animal based sculptures which are full of character and humour and will adorn both your inside and outside space.

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Kat Wheeler Ceramics (E52)

Thrown using a dark stoneware, Kat’s work is decorated using a contrasting slip. Her work is glazed simply and high-fired in a gas reduction kiln.

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Katherine Kingdon (D40)

Hand-built, stoneware vessels with individually illustrated surfaces. Applied, incised and modelled detail.

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Keith Varney (C23)

Porcelain vessels and sculpture created by hand-building and origami with paper thin porcelain sheets.

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Kerry Hastings Ceramics (H98)

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Thrown and coiled stoneware vessels that reference ancient Greece in their quietness, modesty of form, and harmony.

 

Kit Andrews - The Cornish Potter (A03)

Bespoke one-off pit fired ceramics.

Knighton Mill Pottery (C19)

Contemporary salt glazed tableware.

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Kyra Mihailovic Ceramics (D33)

Distinctive hand - painted ceramics, thrown and turned on the wheel and high - fired in the kiln. Porcelain jewellery with silver fittings.

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Laura De Benedetti (D38)

I use porcelain to create the “soft” forms of my vessels and crystalline glazes produce my rich surfaces and pools of intense colour.

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Laurel Keeley Ceramics (C20)

Handbuilt stoneware pots with coloured slips, stains and incised drawn surfaces.

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Leigh Pottery (B11)

Leighan's work has a simple aesthetic that focuses on functionality and form with textures inspired by natural elements. Contemporary, modest, elegant, tactile and functional.

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Lindy Barletta Ceramics (E50)

Multi coloured porcelain clays layered and thrown to create tactile landscape vessels resembling the Earth, Deserts and Seascapes.

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Lise Herud Braten (I122)

My primary interests are texture and natural, organic forms. I am constantly exploring new techniques, materials and an array of found objects I use as tools.

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Lloyd-Coombes Ceramics (F87)

Animal sculptures made from wire, scrim and paper clay.

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Margaret Curtis (I114)

Vessels and Japanese tea wares with uniquely textured finishes and soft celadon glazes.

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Margaret Gardiner Ceramics (F77)

Finely thrown porcelain pots, textured, patterned and sparkling. Drinking vessels and ovenware, vases and plant holders, for domestic use and visual enjoyment.

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Marie Prett Ceramics (H105)

Hand-built people and animals inspired by the curious mythology and a vivid imagination.

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Marike Jacobs (D48)

Feel! My movements in the clay
thrown with courage, fun, passion
altered, torn and reassembled
by my hands,
my body and my soul
Feel...

 

Mark Smith Ceramics (D30)

Maritime sculptures, with a combination of ceramic and found objects.

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Matt Sherratt Ceramics (C22)

Matt makes highly finished minimal sculptural ceramics.

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Mitch Pilkington Ceramics (D49)

Instinctively hand formed sculptural ceramics. Mitch is drawn to the organic forms of coastal forays and communicates the sculptural qualities of these influences.

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Neil MacDonell (B06)

New coloured 'industrial heads' in the round dominate current work. I am also continuing with small wall pieces which are glazed in the usual way.

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Nichola Theakston (I116)

Sensitive and expressive sculpture of animal form.

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Pat Southwood (E61)

Hand thrown and wood fired vessels with luscious textured glazes, mostly for flowers.

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Paul Smith Sculptures (B03)

I make hand-built ceramic sculptures on the theme of our relationship with the animal world, my style is bold and semi-abstract.

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Penny Simpson Ceramics (G88)

Tableware, tiles and pots for plants from red earthenware clay with lively slip decoration.

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Penny Withers Ceramics (C16)

Penny’s landscape pots are made in thrown and altered stoneware. Reactive glazes are poured across the surface to suggest atmospheric landscapes open to personal interpretation.

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Peter Hayes Ceramics (H100)

Contemporary ceramic sculpture inspired by traditional techniques and organic processes for indoor and outdoor environments.

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Phil Jolley (C24)

Tactile hand-built stoneware forms inspired by architectural features, found objects and archaeological finds. I like the suggestion of what might have once been.

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Potteryman (H97)

A wide selection of ceramics all made to be used, including contemporary tableware and one off pieces.

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Rachel Wood Ceramics (D28)

Textured, tactile, painterly surfaces on handbuilt and thrown vessels. Inspired by landscape, and the human desire to touch, and be touched.

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Ralph Jandrell Pottery (H94)

Contemporary English art pottery.

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Richard Baxter (C21)

Richard Baxter makes porcelain on the wheel which is finely thrown and in a range of beautiful coloured glazes. Bowls, jugs, mugs, bottles etc.

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Richard St John Heeley (B02)

Hand thrown and painted blue and white porcelain

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Richard Wilson Ceramics (F81)

My pots reflect the spontaneity of the slipware tradition, but I explore colour and form using the pot as a canvas.

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Rob Sollis Ceramics (E65)

The colour wheel rolls through form and function, lighting a path to unique hand thrown and coloured ceramics.

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Robyn Hardyman (E55)

Elegant porcelain vessels thrown thinly and glazed in a muted palette of colours and textures to complement the simplicity of the forms.

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Roger Cockram Ceramics (B04)

Individual pieces thrown in fine porcelain and sometimes altered in some way; ideas come from observations of the sea; also some useful domestic pottery.

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Ronaldo Wiltshire - Motions of Clay (A05)

Functional and decorative ceramic art with a contemporary flair. My pieces are often glazed in my own recipes, which are inspired by colours from Barbados.

 

Roos Eisma Ceramics (F83)

I make sculptural vessels, hand built in stoneware with textured glazes. Each piece is unique, with shapes organically influenced by chance.

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Rosa Wiland Holmes (A01)

My inspiration comes from the beauty of nature and the landscape, rocky cliffs and smooth waters or the surface of a stone from the garden. They all intrigue me and inspire me to create pots that are abstract and sculptured.

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Rosalind Smith English Earthenware (B09)

Rosalind's work is hand-built in the tradition of early earthenware makers and decorated with her own slips and glazes. Working without the use of casts or moulds makes each piece uniquely different.

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Russell Coates (G91)

Hand-painted, underglaze-blue porcelain, dishes, bowls, vases, boxes, jugs and mugs, some enamelled with birds, animals and sea creatures.

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Russell Kingston (F85)

Once fired functional slipware, for the oven and table.

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Ruth Gibson Ceramics (I113)

Working in porcelain, I combine a love of photography, printmaking and ceramics, to evoke a sense of place. Strong monotones enhanced by painterly glazes.

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Ruthanne Tudball (H106)

Thrown and manipulated stoneware vessels, slip decorated then fired and soda vapour glazed in a wood/gas kiln.

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Sally Dunham (G92)

Human and animal ceramic sculpture and 'A moment with Mister Herbert'.

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Sally MacDonell (B07)

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Figurative sculptural ceramics. My aim is to connect with the viewer - to prompt a feeling of common humanity.

 

Sampada Gurung (A04)

Sampada's work often reflects the delicate nature of traditional pottery form in a tactile contemporary manner. Her pottery explores the surreal human form, emotion and symbolism.

 

Sarah Went Ceramics (D43)

Wheel thrown porcelain domestic ware decorated with textural accents based on simplified natural patterns. Collections interplay between colour, form and pattern.

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Sean Miller - Poterie de Peillac (B12)

I make a range of functional domestic slipware. Thrown or slab built and fired in an electric or wood fired kiln. My inspiration comes from traditional European earthenware.

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Sharon Griffin (F84)

Based in Shropshire, Sharon sculpts the human face and body to produce realistic yet dream-like beings inspired by woodland and folklore stories.

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Simon Griffiths Sculpture Ltd (C17)

Simon's Ceramic sculptures have a strong emphasis on north pennine wildlife. Unique, both in modelling and glazing, they're high fired, suitable for indoors or outdoors.

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Simon Smith (B08)

My work is hand thrown, turned, refined and multiple sprayed with three different glazes. I also apply glaze to the piece using a selection of brushes this adds another layer and gives greater depth to each piece.

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Steve Woodhead Ceramics (H99)

I make a range of traditional and funky domestic stoneware, which I call "Art for everyday living".

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Sue Mundy (C14)

Individual hand-built sculptures and vessels.

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Tamar Rose Ceramics (I119)

Richly textured decorative porcelain born of a fascination with dramatic forms found in nature.

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Tessa Wolfe Murray Ceramics (F79)

Ceramic vessels and wall pieces inspired by surfaces and landscapes seen during worldwide cycling trips. Shapes and contours of vessels are inspired by museum artefacts.

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Tim Andrews Ceramics (G89)

Tim is well known for his distinctive individual Raku smoked pieces that are exhibited all over the world.

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TKJ Ceramics Ltd (E76)

Functional, high fired pottery, made on a momentum wheel and glazed in muted tones using foraged local materials.

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Tom James (A02)

Hand-built ceramic musical instruments - flutes, ocarinas, drums - made from several contrasting clay bodies, each instrument fully working and unique.

 

Tony Laverick Ceramics (H101)

I throw my pieces using porcelain which is then decorated using slips, glazes and metals. They are fired several times to build up layers of decoration.

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Veronica Newman (E71)

Translucent thrown porcelain bowls and vases and teapots with water-etched, pierced or incised decoration. Blue spirals with carved rims. Porcelain leaves and miniatures.

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Virginia Graham (E74)

Functional slab built stoneware, decorated with coloured slips and transfer prints. Pieces range from teapots, mugs and jugs to tiles and jewellery.

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Wendy Campbell-Briggs (E69)

Using the simplicity of ceramic forms to express the fragility of our environment, I create both one-off sculptural pieces as well as artworks in series.

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Wendy Johnson Ceramics (E73)

Working and teaching in my studio I create polished or marble smooth strong individual forms with tactile surfaces having completely unique, striking yet subtle, markings.

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Wendy Lawrence (B01)

Hand Carved Sculptural Ceramics inspired by natural form and texture. For display in the home and garden.

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Yarnton Pottery (D34)

Wheel-thrown functional tin-glazed earthenware and ceremonial iridescent lustreware freely brush-painted with plant and animal symbolic imagery.

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