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NTU Short Courses

13 November 2014

As well as studying for my PhD at Notingham Trent University, I also lecture there and run several short courses. Great to see my 3D printed ceramic tiles featuring as the key image in their publicity literature – and great to see so much interest in the courses. This semester I’m delivering a six week…


20 October 2014

There aren’t many cities that encompass a vibrant art scene, exciting architecture, city beaches, incredible cuisine and warm sunshine (in October!) but Barcelona manages them all with ease.   I was excited to see Gaudi up close, especially La Sagrada Familia. His hyperbolic vaults, the details in the ceramic floor tiles and intricate towers –…

Fractal Teapots

19 September 2014

Many years ago, when I was studying for my BA degree, I became strangely obsessed with all things teapot. Several fractal fantasies later and I’d produced a series of works on this theme, making several computer designed earthenware teapots.   There was significant interest in the works at the time and in 1994 Newport Museum…

Potfest 2014

13 August 2014

It’s always interesting to see the more commercial work that’s dominating ceramic fairs in the UK, so taking time out to visit Potfest in Cumbria made for an interesting visit. From domestic products to statement pieces, there was a real range – and the setting couldn’t be more picturesque. I’ll let the pictures do the…


13 July 2014

Ever felt over-shadowed by someone? Had that slightly inferior feeling? I suspect that is Bratislava’s modus operandi, sandwiched as it is between Prague, Budapest and Vienna, yet whilst it lacks their immediate beauty it has a charm all its own when you scratch beneath the surface.                  …