I have worked in the heritage and tourism sectors across the UK for over 30 years. Through this time my passion for telling the stories of South Wales and the people that drove the Industrial Revolution has heightened as my knowledge about the area’s history and geology has increased. This professional passion has now been combined with my new love, ceramics. I studied for Contemporary Design Crafts BA at Hereford Co
Henrietta MacPhee is a British ceramic artist (b.1985, London). She graduated with a Diploma in Fine Art and Ceramics from CityLit in 2017. Her work stems from exploring the exotic. Through a fresh child-like perspective of the world, she portrays social scenes of poetic tenderness and humour. In her work she interweaves metaphors for embracing life’s diversity of peoples and their cultures. It is playful, representi
My ceramics are defined by their elaborate hand-painted surface decorations applied to both sculptural work as well as domestic pottery. The patterns I use draw on distinctive areas of surface patterns used by different people around the world, such as Kuba textiles and Iznik pottery. They are paired with different ceramic decorating traditions, such as black-on-black ceramics by Acoma potter Maria Martinez or Englis
I am a ceramic artist based in Brighton. I obtained a BA (hons) in 3D Design and Craft from the University of Brighton in 2015, and consecutively went to the Royal College of Art to study an MA in Ceramics and Glass, where I graduated in 2017. In 2017 I won the FRESH award at the British Ceramic Biennial, which founded me a month residency at the International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark. This year I am one of
Born in Bristol in 1988, Emily Waugh grew up seeing an oil landscape painted by her grandfather and having to resist the temptation to feel the richly textured paint. Ever since, she has felt that art should be something that could be touched and used as well as looked at. At the University of Wolverhampton she studied an Applied Arts BA and MA, and decided that she would make clay her primary material of choice. Dur
The ICF is Europe’s premier ceramics festival which is held at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the campus of Aberystwyth University on the mid-Wales coast. Since it began in 1987, the three-day festival has grown to become the UK’s leading ceramics event. Learn more...