View Image Gallery Jill Ford(Full member)Email: Web: www.jillford.com
Stylish, contemporary porcelain Wall Pieces and bowls depicting strikingly beautiful areas of the East Riding of Yorkshire.
I make contemporary porcelain pieces for the home - candlesticks, vases
Porcelain is a fabulous medium - sensuously smooth to throw and with a
density that allows for fine turning of graceful curves. My work is
characterised by simple forms and pared back colour which together
provide a foil for my love of richly textured surfaces. The intricate
patterning on natural forms such as pollen and sea urchins provide
inspiration for decoration. The pieces are co-ordinated to work well in
groups of different sizes and shapes or in a bold linear arrangement of
a single design.
Jill has written an interesting article entitled Origin - a Journey which I think will inspire those setting out on a similar journey today.
Courses and Teaching
A Levels Bradford Girls' Grammar School
Tullie House and Gallery, Carlisle Northern Potters Exhibition 2003
Galleries and Shops
Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
Arts Council England - Yorkshire - Grants for the Arts - 2005
Yorkshire Life - July 2008
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: Providence House, Main Street, Ellerton, North Yorkshire, UK, YO42 4PB.
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Availability: The workshop can be visited by proir arrangement - please telephone to arrange a time.
Directions: From B1228 turn left into Ellerton. Proceed through village past Boot and Shoe pub. Turn right at fork in road and Providence House is first house on left.
Last Updated: 2013-12-05
Events featuring this potter
Water Street Gallery : Ceramic Vessels
Scone Palace, Scotland : Potfest Scotland
Art in Clay - Farnham : Art in Clay at Farnham 2014
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - "Faberge Egg"
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - 2 Rice Bowls
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Decorated Plate