An abundance of functional, decorative, handmade ceramics for all occasions. Everything is for sale, come and meet some of the best contemporary makers working today –
Dylan Bowen – wheel-thrown and hand-built gestural slipware. Trained at Camberwell College of Arts, exhibited at the Besson Gallery and Contemporary Ceramics, London. Jane Bowen – hand-thrown, decorated slipware. Trained at Camberwell College of Arts, apprentice to Clive Bowen. James & Tilla Waters – hand-thrown porcelain & stoneware. Purity of form. Both taught by Rupert Spira who was taught by Michael Cardew and he in turn by Bernard Leach. James Burnett Stuart – hand-thrown earthenware. Trained at Harrow College, has made tableware for The Conran Shop, Designer’s Guild and Egg. Featured in World of Interiors, Elle Decoration and Country Living. Artist-in-Residence at Charleston. Dan Hides – wheel-thrown domestic ware in English slipware tradition. Apprenticed at Dartington Pottery, trained at Falmouth School of Art. Tim Lake – hand-thrown stoneware. Trained at Falmouth School of Art. Louise Brosnan MA RCA – hand-built, decorated vessels. Trained at Royal College of Art after Printmaking and Fine Art at Camberwell College of Arts. Has worked in textiles, film/animation as well as ceramics, referencing childhood memories, toys, wallpaper, fabric etc. Cornelia O’Donovan MA RCA – hand decorated ceramics. Trained at Royal College of Art. Plays with folklore, poetry, myth and especially tales native to the British Isles. Chloe Charrington – new comer and emerging maker of hand-thrown stoneware. Elegant, fine shapes.
Cornelia O’Donovan’s solo exhibition ‘Dream Paintings’ will be showing at The Art Shop on Cross Street, continuing until 14th October (just 2 mins away).