Nicole Portlock

Ceramic Artist.

Area of specialist interest:

Smoke fired ceramics and smoke firing methods.


I have a B.A. in Design Ceramics from Limerick School of Art and Design and an M.A. in the History of Art and Architecture from the University of Limerick. I have been smoke firing and researching the process since I graduated from my B.A. in 2007.


Hand-building, throwing, smoke firing and alternative kiln building.

Further information here.

Based in Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, Ireland.