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Contact Details

Studio: Hare Lane Pottery, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset, UK, BH21 5QT. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 (0)1725 517700
Email:
Web-site: www.jonathangarratt.com
Availability: Open almost every day, check if travelling specially.

Directions: Two miles East of Cranborne, towards Alderholt (near Fordingbridge, Hampshire) and two miles West of Alderholt.


Last Updated: 2014-03-28

Current Work

Current Work

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.

Other Information:
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.

Current / Future Events

Current / Future Events

Barn at Bury Court, The : Jonathan Garratt - Art Inspired by Gardens
October 02, 2014 to October 05, 2014

Made London : Made London
October 23, 2014 to October 26, 2014

Technical Information

Technical Information

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.

History

History

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.

Television and Radio

Television and Radio

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.

Articles, Books and Publications

Articles, Books and Publications

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.

Commissions

Commissions

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.

Selected Exhibitions

Selected Exhibitions

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.

Work Styles

Work Styles

Terracotta
Slipware
Earthenware
Thrown
Handbuilt
Sculptural
Kitchen & Tableware
Garden