I work in earthenware,
using simple slips and glazes
to produce figurative work
often depicting rural scenes,
and large highly decorated
thrown pieces.

Rosalind Smith - potter

"I thought clay must feel happy in the good potter's hand"

I love this quote from the writer Janet Fitch, although for me the inverse is true - good clay in my potter's hands makes me feel truly happy.

We never really know where life is going to take us but one day mine led me to the door of potter Geoff Fuller who allowed me to become his 'apprentice' after a fashion.

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2019 is turning out to be a really busy year - I am absolutely thrilled to be back at Earth and Fire - I have not been able to show here for a number of years and I am really looking forward to it.  I have also included two new shows in my calendar - Celebrating Ceramics in Oxford and Sheffield Ceramics Festival.  Both shows have fantastic people exhibiting and I am proud to be part of both events. Of course the year wouldn't be complete without the wonderful 'Pots and Food' which is just so much fun and features some of the most fantastic makers around.

Art in Clay, Hatfield House

Now in it's 25th year, Art in Clay at Hatfield House goes from strength to strength and has firmly established itself as one of the most important ceramic events in Europe.

Pots and Food, Wardlow Mires

Simply the best show of the year - fantastic makers, lovely food and drink and the unique atmosphere of Wardlow Mires, courtesy of Pat and Geoff Fuller and their unique approach to life.  Don't miss it.

 

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