Catherine Van Giap - fish panel
Catherine Van Giap
Shelly Perkins
Shelly Perkins
William Smith
William Smith
Harbour by Lorenzo Gavarini
Lorenzo Gavarini
Jill Crowther
Jill Crowther

Vanessa Burley

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Artwork for Vanessa Burley

‘Shipwreck’ Lanterns

‘Shipwreck’ Fruit Bowls

‘Shipwreck’ Vases

‘Shipwreck’ Mugs

‘Shipwreck’ Plant Pots

‘Shipwreck’ Collections

Wood fired salt glazed pots

Wood fired salt glazed jugs

Details

Telephone: 
07876480080
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

My toasted stoneware ceramics are thrown, textured and then reformed into functional pots and tableware, using my unique roulettes to create one off patterns. I then fire them in my studio using glazes which compliment the textures.

My current ‘Shipwreck’ collection comes in many forms of pots, sculptures and kitchenware.

I also, work with a lovely group of potters at Wobage. Where we make functional stoneware, which is salt-glazed and then wood fired our pieces under the watchful eye and expertise of the wonderful Jeremy Steward.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Through my artwork I am able to express my creativity and relax. I alway carry a sketch pad and paints where ever I travel, recording my experiences which inform my ceramics.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I am a 3D designer, sculptor and potter who makes both functional and sculptural work from clay. I like to push the clay to it’s limit’s and experiment with new ideas.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I have taught art, textiles and product design for 29 years. Gaining knowledge and experience to share with others.
I currently run art, ceramics and textiles workshops from my Bishopswood home.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

I have a BA (Hons) in 3 Dimensional Design in wood, metal, ceramics and glass.
I have taught Product Design and Textile Art, which is reflected throughout my artwork.
I have run workshops in watercolour painting, stained glass and ceramics to adults.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

H-Art. St Mary’s Church, Ross on Wye 2022

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Urchins Gallery, Ross-On-Wye
Park Gallery, Montpellier, Cheltenham
Howarth’s Gallery, Newbury, Berks
Lyons Gold Gallery, Ross-On-Wye
https://www.neskiceramics.com/

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