Artists

Roger Hardwick

Collector Areas of specialist interest: 20th and 21st century studio ceramics. Exhibition and museum display. Profile: I have collected pots for 40 years beginning with Leach standard ware and I now have about 400 MA in Art History from Open University, dissertation subject: Single artist museums, a neglected area of contemporary art history. I presented a paper…

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Sarah Villeneau

Ceramic Artist Areas of specialist interest: British studio ceramics Sculptures Design Glazing Hand-built ceramics International contemporary ceramics European ceramics Abstract ceramic artists such as Gordon Baldwin, Gillian Lowndes, Ewan Hender-son and Rafa Perez Workshop teaching Profile: I have been making ceramics for 30 plus years. From 1998, I worked predominantly in education and community settings…

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Sue Taylor

Retired, volunteer at Aberdeen Art Gallery. Areas of specialist interest: British ceramic history, from Victorian period onwards, particularly 20th century industrial ceramics and changes in design. Art schools in relation to ceramics. Festival of Britain. Art pottery. Early British studio pottery. Profile: I am a retired professional librarian. In 2000 I successfully completed the MA…

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Susanna Blatherwick

Teacher, ceramicist, researcher and artist. Areas of specialist interest: Alternative earthenware ceramics in 20th century British studio pottery. M.Phil. thesis title: ‘Archaeology of the House, Site, Object, Context. Interpreting a Collection: A study of the life & work of Robert Louis Blatherwick (1920-1993)’. Profile: I am an artist, maker, researcher, and make painterly slip-decorated ceramics.…

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