Clare Conrad takes a painterly approach to her work, enjoying the dramatic contrasts of light and dark, craggy and smooth. Her vessels evoke sun-worn, weathered surfaces capturing the point between existence and decay.
Sarah Dunstan responds to images and ideas collected in her sketchbooks, working directly onto the flat clay. Like a painter, she works over the surface until she is happy. The surprise comes when the pieces are constructed and the flat decoration takes on a new identity in the three dimensional form.
Carolyn Genders’ vessels are informed by the seasonal changes in the landscape close to her home. She works intuitively and enjoys the rhythm of making. Forms and surfaces strive to convey the landscape through the nuance of shape, balance and mass, evoking mood and atmosphere.
Richard Godfrey was inspired at a young age by the vibrant colours of the Mediterranean. Drawing little from tradition, his individual approach inspires work that leaps and dances with the Mediterranean colours, and expresses the inspiring South Devon coast where he lives.
Ingrid Saag focuses on the human form in her recent work. Hand painting each piece she works in a way to explore, discover and describe this favourite subject. Some of the larger pieces are accompanied by poetry describing the passions, lusts, furies and joys inspired by human love.