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I throw my vessels on the wheel in my garden studio in Oxford. I make with porcelain, for its combination of delicacy and strength, and the pure surface it offers for a glaze. My pieces are thrown thinly, and while their forms are often inspired by classic ceramics of the past they have a contemporary quality of their own. I am striving for harmony and balance in the finished work.


I relish exploring a palette of serene glaze colours and textures, a variety of surfaces to complement the restrained forms. This is an ongoing process; the thrill of experiment and discovery is one of the greatest rewards in making.

I enjoy the way pots look when grouped together, the shapes and shadows between the forms, and the relationship between their colours and textures.  I also enjoy how a good pot feels when weighed in the hand, that sense of balance that tells you when it’s right.

'Thank you for showing such mastery of form and concentration - Morandi-like - on a simple and controlled vision and with such skill. Wonderful.'

Visitor to exhibition 'Form and Fluidity' at Sewell Centre Gallery, Radley, March 2023

My story

I have always loved porcelain, especially oriental ceramics. After a 3-year course at Oxford City College I set up my own studio at home. Since then, I have been developing my portfolio of work and learning every day. There are images of my making process in the Gallery.

I am a Selected Member of the Craft Potters Association and a Member of Contemporary Applied Arts.

I am also a member of Design NationFind a Maker, the Oxfordshire Craft Guild, Gloucestershire Guild, Buckinghamshire Guild, London Potters and the Crafts Council Directory.

I was filmed talking about my work for the Digital Craft Festival in November 2020 and the video is accessible here (my segment is about 6 minutes into the film).


I really enjoy meeting people at craft festivals and shows, to share our interest in pots. You can find out more about my upcoming events here.

'Quiet thrown functional ceramics, beautiful form

and palette.'

Sue Pryke, master potter and judge on tv's 'Great Pottery Throwdown', via Instagram

A few testimonials

'Tenderness and resilience in porcelain. The art and science of the potter echoes shown here cause me to reflect on how the two are inextricably combined. These pieces have a humanity, and give one pause for thought on how it can be expressed in many ways.' Margaret M. 

'My goodness I am staring right now at the world's most beautiful bowls - enigmatic, perfect and unbelievably wonderful to own. Thank you so much for them.' Thank-you letter to someone who gave them as a wedding present

'The bowl has arrived and it's really quite stunning. It's staggeringly simple yet strong and gently shows the proof of how it was turned.' Greg


'My moon jar has arrived and I love it. It feels great in the hand, the glaze is gorgeous, and the lines speak to me.' Martha

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'Form and Fluidity' exhibition at Sewell Centre Gallery, Radley, March 2023

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