Wood-fired terracotta garden planters, decorative pots and slipware, zinc fumed wall discs.
"Garden punctuation" installations and "Projections" series for buildings.
Jonathan Garratt designs garden for Craft Study Centre at Farnham
Work generally available from:
Best to contact the potter direct for most convenient location
Work available for purchase direct from pottery and from exhibitions and fairs.
Available for slide talks and demonstrations of either:
- pot making
- or pot planting,
for a gardening oriented public.
Also more examples of work on: www.axisartists.org.uk/all/ref5810.htm.
Refines local clay. All work fired in a 220cu. ft. round down-draught kiln for 18 hours.
New experiments with black clay.
Work thrown and extruded and press moulded.
1954 - Born London
1968 - Eton College; Studied Ceramics under Gordon Baldwin
1973 - Clare College, Cambridge, Exhibition in French/German
1976 - B.A. in Archaeology
1978 - Assistant to Michael (Seamus) O'Brian, Michael Cardew's Associate who ran Abuja Pottery in Nigeria for 10 years.
1980 - Set up Bartley Pottery in the New Forest. Woodfiring Terracotta.
1986 - Established "Hare Lane Pottery", Cranborne, Dorset.
1995 - Elected Professional Member of the Craft Potters Association .
1997 - Elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts.
1997 - Demonstrating at 'Pottery in the Making' exhibition Museum of Mankind, London.
1999 - Teaching 'Artifact' module, Harrow Art College, University of Westminster.
1999 - Lecture at Crafts Council, London "Craft in the Garden"
2000 - Talk/Demonstration at Stansted Park Garden Fair, Chichester.
2001 - Slide/Lecture "Back to Nature? Some of us never left!" at Bournemouth University.
2002 - Slide/Lecture on "Sensory Gardens" at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London;
2002 - Slide/Lecture - London Garden Show
2003 - Slide/Lecture at The Anvil, Basingstoke.
2009 - Member of the Board at Walford Mill
2009 - Member of Advisory Panel for Salisbury Arts Centre.
1991 - "That's Gardening" for Southern Television.
1993 - "Grass Roots" film for television, Channel 4.
1998 - BBC Radio Solent - interview.
1998 - "Countrywide" film for television.
1993 - Profile by Anna Pavord - The Independent.
1995 - Article by Roddy Llewellyn - Mail on Sunday.
1996 - Article in Neue Keramik, Berlin.
1999 - "Slipware", book by Michael Eden, A & C Black
2000 - Article in Ceramic Review - July
2000 - Article in the "Logbook"
2001 - Article in 'The Garden Design Journal' - February.
2007 - Article (Short) published on "Sustainability" for The Guardian. Design Journal October 2007.
1996 - Commissions for Jekyll Garden, for John Bodie, chairman of Hambros Bank.
1998 - Commission for Clive Farrell/Ivan Hicks Garden, Sherborne, Dorset.
1999 - "20th Century British Sculpture" Installation of hanging discs. Salisbury Cathedral Close and Canary Wharf, London.
1993 - First annual Autumn Exhibition at the Pottery with leading Designer/Makers from the UK and Europe.
1994 - "Studio Ceramics '94" at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
1997 -2000 - First to Fourth 'Private Garden' shows at 60, Addison Road, near Holland Park, London;
1997 - 2000 - Joanna Bird exhibition, Chiswick.
1998 - "Celebration" Craft Potters Association exhibition, Isle of Wight;
1998 - Garden Exhibition, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh:
1998 - "Southern Craft Makers" Beautrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire (Curator margot Coatts);
1998 - Bench & bar Association exhibition, Lincoln's Inn, London.
1999 - "Fresh Air" Quenington Sculpture Show, Gloucestershire;
1999 - Sotheby's Sale, Billingshurst.
2000 - Group Sculpture exhibition with Dame Elizabeth Frink & others at Sherborne, Dorset;
2000 - Daily Telegraph House & Garden Fair, Olympia, London.
2001 - 'Installations' - Hillier Arboretum, Romsey, Hampshire;
2001 - Maureen Michaelson - Garden Show at Hampstead;
2001 - 'Discs' - Aberdeen Museum Art Gallery;
2001 - 'The Snake in the Garden' - Touring slipware show, 'Projections series wall piece'; Scottish Gallery - Garden Show, Affordable Art Fair, London
2002 - Canary Wharf Concours Showcase; Chelsea Craft Fair, London;
2002 - "Feast" Touring Tableware Show;
2002 - Acute Angle Gallery, London.