Welcome to my MA blog, which I set up to accompany me during my two years studying for a masters degree in Ceramics at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, UK. This will chronicle my artistic developments along with more personal observations made during this time.

April 29, 2018

So far I have looked at patterns found in Acoma Pueblo pottery, Iznik pottery of the Ottoman Empire and Islamic geometrical pattern. I next wanted to look at patterns found in Africa and have decided to concentrate on patterns found in African textiles. I guess that of...

April 27, 2018

Thinking ahead of what might sell at a pottery fair such as the upcoming Earth & Fire exhibition in June I am trying to develop a more commercially accessible range which would sit comfortably next to my sculptural work. As Dave, our MA tutor, rightfully pointed out pe...

April 21, 2018

So, if an artist, who lives Preston and teaches at the same uni, goes on to win the Turner prize I think one is bound to see their exhibition at the local Harris Museum. I had a quick look around but couldn't make much of it. Luckily I spotted to handout and this made...

April 7, 2018

This is my second time travelling to the International Ceramics Studio in Kecsekemet. Two years ago the trip was a joint trip made up of UCLan ceramic students and members of Northern Pottery Association. This time it was made up with current pottery MA students and re...

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