want the marks of making and assembling to reflect the journey
of exploration and learning in each piece, just as a wrinkle
or dimple depicts expression and character in a human face.
colour, texture and energy of her forms are influenced by
the landscape around her, which is used as metaphor.
impulsive desire we all have to want to touch, and the inherent
emotional need to be touched, underpins the technical, creative
and emotional foundations of her work.
personal intuitive touch is an integral unique trait in all
her work - a dent in the soft clay, a tear, rip, and a finger
or handprint in the glaze. She also
plays with the rhythm and movement of clay on a wheel to reveal
fresh and spontaneous surfaces.
enclosed form, 42 x 25cm
Photo by David Binch
of the Diessener Keramikpreis, Germany
Winner of the Preis der 'Neuen Keramik', Germany