Maker of the Month – February

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Sarah Rooms-Heaphy Sarah studied Fashion and Textiles at Nottingham University obtaining a BA (Hons) in Embroidery. Followed by a City and Guilds Part 1 in Creative Studies (Ceramics) in which she was highly commended. Now based in Cambridge Sarah’s work is based on observations of the Jurassic coast of east Devon. Sarah combines textures and […]

Maker of the Month December

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Born in Peru in 1954, Peter came to the UK when he was thirteen, going on to study at Bristol University after he left school. He moved to work in Barcelona where he was a Teacher. He exhibited at group and solo shows until he returned to the UK and London in 1983. He has […]

Maker of the Month – November

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Simon Shaw Simon studied at the Wirral College of Art and Design and then at Braintree College Essex. After his studies he found work in a number of workshops in the UK. Later he went on to work abroad for several years returning to Merseyside in 1997 to set up his own Studio.  He mainly […]

Maker of the Month – September

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Rachel Holian Rachel makes beautiful tiny pots and installations that are hand thrown, turned, stamped and glazed or sometimes left unglazed and simply high fired. These collections of porcelain vessels are grouped in a specific way to give meaning to a particular collection. This grouping is personal to Rachel but should have a resonance with […]

Maker of the Month – August

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Jillian Riley Jillian has been involved in art related professions for many years and it was the love of ceramics which has allowed her to pull together all her creative skills into one passion. She draws inspiration from the natural world; particularly ravens and magpies and mythology. The relationship between the natural world and found […]

Maker of the Month – July

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Richard Heeley Richard grew up in Stoke on Trent surrounded by pottery. And not just in the town but at home too, where the cupboards were crammed with ceramics due to his Mother’s love of pots! He gained a BA Hons at Manchester Metropolitan University in Ceramics and Design. He specialized in reduction firing and […]

Maker of the Month – June

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Jennie Hale Jennie Hale went to Loughborough College of Art and Design and achieved a BA Hons in Ceramics. On leaving college she went to work as an assistant to Marianne de Trey CBE.  Jennie and her husband Andrew Osborne were offered the chance to set up a pottery in an isolated Devon farmstead set […]