Ever expanding Flock

Thank you to everyone who took part, helped and simply showed an interest in our Flock workshops which took part at the V & A on Sunday for the launch of Refugee Week with Counterpoints Arts. We have rapidly increased Flock numbers in one amazing day. All the birds will be exhibited together in September.


Good looking

An early Ponti bird has been selected as the perfect compliment for a gorgeous sideboard by Godson Design.

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Festival of Brighton

Brighton celebrates for the month of May and Cameron Contemporary Art is the place to spot these Pebble pots which have been made specially for the Summer.


Mix magazine

I’m not one for trends but it was great to be selected by Rebecca Hoyes for Issue 55 of forecaster magazine Mix (Colour Hive), with some fabulous photos of my ceramic pieces.

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Save the date - 16th June

Flock bird making workshop will take place in the most inspiring Ceramic Collection, the V & A, for the launch of Refugee Week on Sunday 16th June. Thank you to Counterpoint Arts and the V & A for the opportunity to take part.


Art and Wellbeing

I have started working on a project with psychologists from UCL to explore the benefits of creating in clay on the wellbeing of those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The birds creations are wonderful.

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UCL grant award!

I and a team of academics, a psychologist, a psychotherapist and arts manager are delighted to have been awarded a grant from University College London. I will be running the clay bird-making workshops in Kennington, London at the Maudesley Charity’s Grounding Works project. The team will be assessing the wellbeing and mental health of our participants, many of whom are suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Looking forward to getting started and thank you UCL Grand Challenges for giving us this exciting opportunity.

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Flock family

Plans are being made for exciting workshops in 2019. Please get in touch if you are interested in taking part.

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Open studio weekend

On the 24th and 25th November my studio will be the tidiest it has been for a while. You are most welcome to come and see my experiments in clay.

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Biscuit Factory

In Newcastle’s cultural quarter for art, craft and design sit a group of hands and birds specially made for the Biscuit Factory.

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Real Deal

Birds, hands and bud vases now exhibited at Will and Yates gallery and interiors in the lovely town of Deal, Kent.


Bird watching

Recently spotted hiding in these glorious bushes, look carefully


Buds and pods

Stunning photo by my friend Keith Henderson, renowned fashion photographer, now shooting his beautiful garden in Norfolk.

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Pride of place

Now available to view at the glorious home of Alex MacArthur


Studio corner

This is a corner of the place where I work, a converted coach house at the back of a grand square in Kemp Town, Brighton.


Metallic lustre

Layered metallic glaze transformation. Battersea art fair this weekend.


Fancy pigeons

Developing pigeon shapes, as in real fancy life.

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