Path and Inspiration
I create work that explores the contradiction between the veneers of order and control we show to the world; and the private realities that lie hidden beneath the surface. This results in pieces that often have a contrast of clean, curved forms with rawness and brokenness.
Ceramics is my second career. I worked in advertising for 10 years, whilst spending my evenings pursuing my genuine passion in life of clay.
Process and Practice
I craft my one-off sculptures and vessels in a variety of stoneware and porcelain clays, using a combination of techniques: throwing forms to cut, join and distort; and slab-building with organic-textured forms.
My body of glazes creates a quiet palette – enhanced by the incorporation of engobes and oxides to create subtle variations of tone and colour.
My studio is in North West London where I live with my husband and two daughters.