I consider myself to be a ceramic designer. The landscape and natural
world influences my work, I respond to these visual stimulants through
expressive mark making and painting. My practice is driven by
exploring the relationship between 2D and 3D. Looking at the use of ink
and emulsion and how that can be translated into clay by using
coloured slips and oxides.
By combining industrial methods of production with expressive surface
pattern I create unique, functional ceramics. These pieces are simple in
form which allows for the bold application of decoration to catch the
viewers’ attention. Using vivid hues contrasted against a monochrome
palette, I work spontaneously on my vessels. This process is
fundamental to my current body of work.
Platform and Function Award, British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate, 2019
Best New Maker, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester, 2019
Young Emerging Artisan, Peak District Artisans, 2020