I started making ceramics in the 1980's, inspired by the work of Janice Tchalenko and Sabina Teuteberg. I continue to enjoy working with colour and glaze to obtain exciting finishes on shapes inspired especially by Lucie Rie. These are Ceramics which can be used or just admired.
Domestic and exhibition, porcelain and stoneware. Hand thrown with colourful slips and glazes( with some one off figurative sculptures).
Work Generally Available from:
Blandscliffe Gallery, Whitby.
Bluestone Gallery Devizes, Wilts.
Culross Pottery and Gallery Fife.
Harlequin Gallery, Taunton.
Mouncey Fine Art, Barnard Castle, Co Durham.
Newcastle Arts Centre.
North East Artists Collective, Eldon Gardens, Newcastle on Tyne.
Thornthwaite Gallery. Cumbria.
Off the Wall Gallery Corbridge.
Yarmouth Gallery, Isle of Wight
The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle
Courtyard Gallery, Appleby
Hawksbys Gallery, Haworth
Kunsthuis, North Yorkshire
The National Glass Centre Sunderland.
Domestic and exhibition, porcelain and stoneware. Hand thrown with colourful slips and glazes( with some one off figurative sculptures)
Fine Art Degree, Sunderland Art College. I worked in the theatre for 3 years in Newcastle making Props. When the theatre closed and freelance work dried up, I worked in retail display management and design for a furniture store then for John Lewis in Newcastle. 12 years later I set up my own pottery. I have been supplying shops and Galleries for the last 25 years.
Group Exhibitions, N.P.A. or Christmas Exhibitions
Collins Gallery Glasgow.
Booth house Gallery Holmfirth.
Batley Art Gallery.
Globe Gallery N.Shields.
Mercer Gallery Harrogate.
Cleveland Craft Gallery.
Church Museum, Hartlepool.
Green Gallery, Buchlyvie.
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead.
The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle.
Byard art Cambridge,
Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts.
New Ashgate Gallery Farnham.
I have a PGCE (PCET) and teach Adult Ed. And family groups at longbenton community college, North Tyneside.