Art Media: Ceramics

Jazmin Velasco

Jazmin is from Guadalajara, Mexico where she studied graphic design and illustration. She moved to Mexico City to study oil painting and printmaking, while working as a cartoonist for a national newspaper. Years and years later she moved to London where she continues to illustrate books and currently she lives in the South West of England…. Read more »

Louise Brosnan MA RCA

Louise graduated with an MA from the Royal College of Art in 1988, after a printmaking extended study course and Fine Arts degree at Camberwell School of Arts. Since then she has successfully worked in many other art forms including textiles, film/animation and ceramics, with a recent dedicated return to painting. Louise’s work draws on… Read more »

Susan Disley

All work is unique and hand built using pinching and coiling methods, fired to stoneware temperatures. Susan is an established maker, who has lectured in ceramics for many years. Most recently she has shown work at Ceramic Art London (RCA, 2009) and Collect (Saatchi Gallery, London, 2009). She also regularly exhibits at Contemporary Ceramics (London)… Read more »

Clementina van der Walt

Clementina has been a significant force in South African ceramics for the last three decades. Here is an artist working with a unique purity and vibrancy, from outside the British ceramic tradition. ‘I am in search for meaning and the expression of meaning in everyday items used for both utilitarian and ritual purposes. I am… Read more »

Daniel Smith

Since graduating from the celebrated Harrow Ceramics course in 1994, Daniel has worked from the same East London studio he helped establish. This continuity is reflected in his work with a commitment to exploring the same family of useful forms – plates, bowls, cups, jugs, vases. All pieces are hand-thrown porcelain with a pared down… Read more »

Dylan Bowen

‘I make wheel thrown and handbuilt slip decorated earthenware, fired in an electric kiln. I would say all the work is functional. Working with slip is for me all about the moment, everything else is preparation for that. I prepare the materials, plans, ideas and myself and then stop thinking and act. Sometimes it works… Read more »

Helen Beard

My ceramic work combines my sketches and observations of our everyday lives with a simple and fresh domestic pot. Looking at people, their actions and their surroundings, I illustrate the funny things from the way we live that bring humour and joy. Using my pots as a canvas, I boldly draw directly onto the white… Read more »

Jacqueline Leighton Boyce

Jacqueline’s ceramic work draws inspiration from her natural environment. The pieces are extremely personal and solitary, displaying a simple and sometimes romantic narrative that is acquired from living within and exploring Exmoor on foot. She is particularly intrigued by the symbiotic relationship the deer have with the people of Exmoor. The handbuilt vessel form is… Read more »

James & Tilla Waters

‘Our pots are in the tradition of functional domestic wares, however we conceive and evaluate them increasingly in aesthetic terms. Subtle qualities – the degree of curve in a bowl for instance – hopefully result in work which is pleasing to live with beyond being simply nice to use. We are conscious of our place… Read more »

James Burnett-Stuart

James trained at Harrow College, made ranges of tableware for The Conran Shop, Designer’s Guild and Egg. Pots from this period were often featured in magazines like World of Interiors, Elle Decoration and Country Living. He has held solo shows of more individual pieces at The Scottish Gallery (Edinburgh), Egg (London) and Charleston Farmhouse (E.Sussex)…. Read more »