I have been invited to participate, in collaboration with sound artist Joseph Young, in the Wroclaw Festival of High Temperatures which takes place in Wroclaw, Poland in July 2019. We will be exhibiting a version of our Fire and Water installation originally created for Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery, London, February 2019.
Fire and Water is a continuation of my investigation into micro-flora which has been the focus of my practice since 2013 and builds on my cross disciplinary collaboration with Joseph Young.
‘Fire’ refers to the woodfiring technique employed to fire the ceramics whilst ‘water’ references the site of a…
The Chocolate House, Artists Open Houses, Brighton May 2019
I am delighted to be showing a selection of my mounted flora work at The Chocolate House, a new Open House in this year’s Artists Open Houses together with a group of talented artists hosted by Chocadyllic. Works for sale will include my brand new Asturian Flora as featured in Collect 2019, Saatchi Gallery, London earlier this year, plus pieces from my Shetland Flora and Botanical Structures ranges.
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays in May plus bank holiday Monday 27th May, 11-5
The Chocolate House is at 78 Hangleton Way,…
I am delighted to present my latest body of work created especially for Collect Open 2019 at the Saatchi Gallery. The Crafts Council’s flagship event, Collect, presents modern craft from the world’s leading galleries. Collect Open is a platform for individual artists to showcase new installation work.
COLLECT – The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects
SAATCHI GALLERY – Collect Open – top floor
Saatchi Gallery, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY
28th February to 3rd March 2019
FIRE AND WATER is a ceramics and sound installation created in collaboration with Joseph Young. The ‘fire’ in the title refers to an anagama firing at Kohila Woodfiring Symposium, Estonia,…
I am thrilled to have been invited to participated in Collect Open 2019 at the Saatchi Gallery. The Crafts Council’s flagship event, Collect, presents modern craft from the world’s leading craft galleries. Collect Open is a platform for individual artists to showcase new installation work and I will be presenting a new body of work in collaboration with Joseph Young in ceramics and sound.
Fire and Water builds on our cross disciplinary collaboration, which we have been exploring as an artist duo since 2016. The ‘fire’ in the title refers to an anagama firing at Kohila Woodfiring Symposium, Estonia, which Joseph recorded…
I am delighted to have been invited to speak at ScanCeram2018 at Tolne Skov Pavilion in Denmark.
“One of Europe’s Outstanding Little Ceramic Conferences”
I will be presenting my architectural ceramics practice focusing on the various aspects of my work and how they coalesce in my ongoing project The Ceramic House. There will be a mix of presenters from around the world giving lectures and demonstrations as well as exhibitions, events and an auction. The conference hosts run Tolne Gjæstgivergaard, a ceramic retreat centre in the very north of Jutland, Denmark. It promises to be a wonderful experience!
The dates for…
I am delighted that I was invited to participate in the 18th Kohila Symposium which took place in Kohila Village, Estonia this summer.
The international wood fired ceramics symposium is an annual event which aims to encourage an international exchange in the field of ceramics as well as enhancing appreciation and understanding of wood firing. We were a group of 9 artists from all over the world and together with the team of staff and assistants, it was a richly rewarding sharing experience for everyone involved. I feel blessed to have spent this time with such a great group!
I am delighted to announce that I will be exhibiting at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Plant & Art Fair this year which takes place in London in July. I will showing my Botanical Structures and Shetland Flora alongside international artists showcasing the very best of botanical art and photography.
10 July 2018 (Late)
11 July 2018
12 July 2018
RHS Lindley Hall, SW1P 2QW and RHS Lawrence Hall SW1P 2QD
Tickets available here…
I am currently exhibiting in The Shoe Box Show, an exhibition of 40 artists invited to make a piece of artwork that fits inside a shoebox for a touring show that has just opened in The Apple House Gallery, Guldagergård, Skælskør, Denmark. It will remain there until the autumn and then go on tour. Details including dates and venues to come. Guldagergård website.
For this piece, I worked with a mould I originally designed whilst in residence at Guldagergård in 2013 – my spiral design, which formed part of my Botanical Structures series and has been exhibited and commissioned…
I am delighted to have been invited to speak at the Restating Clay Conference at COCA, Centre for Ceramic Art in York Art Gallery, which took place 19-20 March 2018. The conference aimed to investigate: Making, learning, communicating and collecting contemporary studio ceramics.
I was selected to resent in the INVESTIGATE / REFLECT / EXHIBIT category and I gave a presentation entitled The Ceramic House: Curating the Domestic Space.
My presentation abstract:
“Using an artist’s house as a case study, the paper will consider the problems and opportunities offered by curating contemporary ceramics exhibitions in domestic spaces.
It will explore the…
A short documentary film following the progress over the course of a year of the Ceramic House cross cultural project between the UK and Korea. This follows on from ceramist Kay Aplin and sound artist Joseph Young’s 2016 Landscape : Islands project, focusing on ceramic and sound art collaborative practice.