Hand built and thrown ceramics and ceramic sculptures. Influenced by ancient cultures, imagery and mythology. Decorative and functional, high fired stoneware designed to appear timeless - as though each unique piece has been unearthed from maybe an archaeological site, a weathered survivor, with it's own story to tell. The Jurassic coast is a powerful inspiration for textures, colours and organic forms.
Medieval influences have produced a rare sculptural addition of a working threaded screw top. Instructions from a medieval pottery manuscript in Italian script led to many years of trial and error and I have finally produced a few rare working screw top jars.
My work includes the “Banquet” range – food as art – every piece is an individual and unique artwork intended to be a pleasure to use, enhancing the food and drink experience according to ancient Japanese philosophy.
A selection of "Banquet" bowls were featured in chef Tom Kerridge's book "Tom's Table", published by Bloomsbury publishing,
Visitors are welcome to the studio in Weymouth by appointment. Classes are offered for beginners or those who want to improve technique. Work featured throughout this website is available for purchase on line and commissions undertaken. Please use the contact form for any inquiries. Small items are now available for purchase directly from my Etsy shop with free UK delivery. . For larger items, please enquire by contact form below.