The Journey So Far

 

Raised in Oxfordshire, I've always had a passion for craft and the relationship between material, designer and user. I found my love for ceramics early on, being introduced during my school years and focusing on clay as a medium through my college studies. I later completed a BA (Hons) in Ceramics at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

As a graduate in 2014 I worked as a ceramic technician and resident for Cherwell Valley College where I actively taught and trained students from a wide range of experience levels. In 2015 I decided to pursue my craft independently, in a home-built studio.

Previous experimental works focus on the materiality of the clay itself, using a mixture of architectural and industrial forms to produce icons of the forging process. These sculptures used the subtle changes in the clays state to give shape, form and depth.

My work now primarily focuses on the finished form, stepping away slightly from the strictly ornamental and focusing instead on functional domestic ware. This was a new ideal for me to follow however there is such love in handling and using something which has come from nothing. It brings an entirely new element to my practice which, now in 2020 I am continuing to develop.

Sculptural work has been exhibited in New Designers, London, Hatfield Art in Clay and Art in Woodstock and you can normally find me at fairs and stalls all over Oxfordshire. Please contact me for individual enquiries.