Sarah Perry trained at Camberwell Art School where her teachers were Lucie Rie and Hans Coper. she gained a b.a. hons. in ceramics. In the seventies she lived and worked in Argentina, exhibiting in Buenos Aires in-between journeys round South America. In October 1995, a piece of her work was auctioned at the American Craft Museum in New York. In January 2002 she was commissioned to make 85 pieces for the Sandy Lane Hotel, Barbados. All through the nineties her work was sold at the Conran shops and Liberty and Heals
She now lives and works in Greenwich, London.
"I am a potter because I enjoy the basic feel of clay, its versatility and the actual making process. Its type of plasticity is not found in any other medium. It can be stopped at any point and made permanent by firing, rather like the stones under one's feet.
Porthminster Gallery : Summer show with ceramic art
July 05, 2014 to August 23, 2014
One–off stoneware vessels,slab built and thrown. Also a range of lustred porcelain jewellery.
Work Generally Available from:
New Ashgate Gallery
Twenty Twenty Contemporary Art Gallery
Ropewalk Contemporary Art and Craft Barton-on–Humber N.Lincs
Beside the Wave Falmouth Cornwall
Flint Gallery Blakeney Norfolk
Found Gallery Dunbar East Lothian Scotland
Galleria Luti Callander Scotland
Gallery on the Square St.Ives Cornwall
Lander Gallery Truro Cornwall
Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery Yorkshire
Millinery Works Islington London
Northern Lights Gallery Keswick Cumbria
Number Four Gallery St.Abbs Berwickshire
Porthminster Gallery St Ives Cornwall
Quay Arts Blakeney Norfolk
Robert Fogell Gallery Stamford Lincolnshire
Serena Hall Gallery Southwold Suffolk
Stark Gallery Canterbury Kent
Walford Mill Craft Centre Wimbourne Dorset
Wave 7 Studio Gallery nr Pt Isaac Cornwall
Hide All Tower Bridge SE1
I work in stoneware and porcelain fired in an oxidising atmosphere to 1280 degrees centigrade and make thrown and hand-built pots decorated with glazes of intense blues, turquoise, purples, pinks, and greens. On some pieces I use metallic lustres and refire to 780 degrees centigrade.
2012 - An exhibition with painter Helen Rogers, (September 24 - October 9) The Millinery Works Gallery, 87 Southgate Road, Islington, London, N1 3JS UK -
2007 - September, Coningsby Gallery with painter Helen Rogers.