I work in earthenware,
using simple slips and glazes
to produce figurative work
often depicting rural scenes,
and large highly decorated
thrown pieces.

Rosalind Smith - potter

"I thought clay must feel happy in the good potter's hand"

I love this quote from the writer Janet Fitch, although for me the inverse is true - good clay in my potter's hands makes me feel truly happy.

We never really know where life is going to take us but one day mine led me to the door of potter Geoff Fuller who allowed me to become his 'apprentice' after a fashion.

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2017 looks like it will be a really busy year for me; I have been selected again for my two favourite shows at Hatfield and Farnham, and have recently supplied a large body of work to a major gallery in Cambridge in addition to finishing (at last) my new gallery at Sweet Knoll Farm. This all means I am going to be busy making for the first half of the year to keep up with demand.....

Art in Clay, Hatfield House

Now in it's 23rd year, Art in Clay at Hatfield House goes from strength to strength and has firmly established itself as one of the most important ceramic events in Europe.

Art in Clay, Farnham

I had a fantastic show here last year.  Farnham is an indoor exhibition of some of the finest ceramics currently being made by individual makers in the UK and Europe, in the beautifully restored former Brewery, the Maltings.

 

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