View Image Gallery Joanne Cooke(Full member)Email: Web: www.joannecooke.com
My journey to becoming a professional sculptor of dogs began in 2000 when, for my own amusement, I decided to sculpt our family Jack Russell from a sketch I had recently drawn. I enjoyed the process so much that I went on to try more sculptures inspired by other family dogs. These pieces soon grew into a small collection which I took to The British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate the following year. The dogs received a very positive response which encouraged me to explore the area of dog breeds for further inspiration and I soon became obsessed!
Current Work and Availability
Hand-built stoneware "dog" sculpture.
I glaze fire to approx 1245c in an electric kiln. Pieces are decorated in appropriately coloured stoneware glazes based on various acquired recipes.
1991 - 1995 - Manchester Metropolitan University: BA(Hons) Three Dimentional Design (wood, metal, ceramics & glass)
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: Units D1 & D2 Meltham Mills Ind. Est., Meltham, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, UK, HD9 4DS.
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Mobile: 07957 228990
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Last Updated: 2013-02-09
Events featuring this potter
Byard Art : Christmas Cracker 2013 with ceramic art