Bio

IMG_20150225_190425Ceramic Training
Current:
Resident potter at the Fireworks Studio in Glasgow making functional, illustrated ceramics.

Previous:

Voluntary Workshop Facilitator for Diversity Arts
Glasgow Mela 2015
Leading parents and children in a clay plate painting workshop in the Kidz Zone of the festival.

Short Research Trip: Smoke Firing Techniques
July 2015, Weir Valley, County Durham
Producing bisque-fired parian slip ware, methodically test firing with several colourants including copper, steel, iron, foliage, salt and sawdust, constructing the open fire and leading the firing process.
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Ceramic Internship for Atlas Arts working for artist, Frances Priest on her commision entitled ‘Paterns of Flora’.
April 2015
Launch in situ on Isle of Raasay June 2015
Assisting in the completion of 170 parian vases which involved preparing the vessel surface, applying ceramic transfers, loading the kiln and providing logistical support.
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Open Studio Member
March 2014 – June 2015, Fireworks Studio, Glasgow
Producing work and learning studio craft.

Ceramic Art
February 2015 – June 2015, City College Glasgow
Short course specialising in slip casting, mould making and handbuilding. Also covered the properties of different clay bodies, surface design, lustres and oxides.

Short Course: Wheel Throwing
February – March 2014, Glasgow Fireworks Studio under Garnet McCulloch
Structured teaching on throwing on the wheel, glaze application and form design.

Short Course: Throwing and Slip Decoration
Two courses, October and November 2013, Glasgow Ceramic Studio under Louise McVey.
Introduction to wheel throwing and slip decoration.

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