View Image Gallery Christine Hester Smith(Full member)Tel: +44 (0)1556 620 695 Email: Web: www.christinehestersmith.co.uk
Current Work and Availability
Available from Barnbarroch Pottery ( own showroom in Galloway, South West Scotland) or through gallery exhibitions and retail ceramic shows
Red earthenware clay, glaze fired to 1100. Slips poured, sprayed, brushed or sponged. Transparent glazes, or/ and areas of matt glazes, often applied with a slip trailer.
Career Background and Personal History
1972 - Year in NW Sicily helping to set up a pottery in Scopello (village regeneration project for Dartington Hall school leavers). Making wood fired slip decorated pottery.
1991 - 'The Chosen Few', Open Eye, Edinburgh.
I have undertaken numerous commissions for tile panels, name plaques, prizes, commemorative plates and individual items.
‘Pottery’ by Tony Birks. Pan Craft books – 3 illustrations of early work by Christine Poole (Smith)
Millars Collectors & Antique Guide 2000 – illustration in modern ceramics
500 Plates and Chargers 2008 - Lark books
500 Vases 2010 - Lark Books
Advanced Pottery- by Linda Bloomfield 2011 - Robert Hale
Scottish Arts Council ‘Creative Development’ 2008
Dumfries and Galloway Art and Craft Marketing Grant 2007
Dumfries and Galloway Craftmaker’s Awards scheme 2006
Dumfries and Galloway Art and Craft Marketing Grant 2003
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: Barnbarroch Pottery, Kippford, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, DG5 4LE.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1556 620 695
Availability: Show room open all year round MON - SAT 9.30 - 5.30. By appointment Sundays. (Advisable to ring at weekends if travelling especially).
Directions: 3 miles from Dalbeattie on A710 coast road, 17 miles south west of Dumfries
Last Updated: 2013-01-18
Events featuring this potter
Spring Fling : Spring Fling in Scotland; major Open Studio event with ceramics
Potfest in the Park : Potfest in the Park 2014