My functional ceramic work is guided by the principle that utility does
not need to be synonymous with ubiquity.
Each of my pieces is a unique
model, pushed to the edge of form and balancing on the point where design
and aesthetic meets function and humour.
Although they may not be imbued
with a narrative per se, each piece has a distinct personality.
are fired at temperatures ranging from 1200 - 1260 degrees centigrade and
are microwave and dishwasher safe.
When I create sculptural pieces, they are informed by the inherent
plasticity of the clay as well as a desire to communicate a thought.
concept is simply a starting point, to be brought to realization by the
collaboration of the artist with the medium, but ultimately, the idea must
be conveyed for the piece to have meaning, and the technical issues are the
means to an end.