My work references the Cornish countryside, where the vibrancy and freedom of nature is impactful in everyday life. I explore surface combinations that evoke hues of flora and fauna, textural qualities of earth and rock and the fluidity of water.
Wheel-thrown ceramics is my medium, I am fanatical about shape and use the fluid motion of throwing to create strong silhouetted forms which underpin and exhibit contrasting surface textures.
I am in pursuit of tactile surfaces that combine and contrast raw clay, glassy vibrant glaze colour and dry matt texture. Each ceramic piece is made to be touched.
My colour palette is directly sourced from my local environment and I include natural materials such as granite, wood ash, rust, and local clays. I fire in both reduction atmospheres and oxidation.
My work is is consciously suggestive of nature – purposefully bringing the outside inside.