Archives: Artists

Geoff Mitchell

Drawn by a strong desire to work with his hands and to create something of lasting and true value, in 2009 Geoff Mitchell abandoned his career in computer programming and began a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Art and Design majoring in jewellery making. Having completed the Degree in 2014 he began his own practice as …

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Steve Williams

Steve was born in Wagga Wagga (‘many crows’- Wiradjuri) NSW, 1960 and completed visual art/ceramic and ceramic design qualifications in 1981. Steve’s dedication to local clays, rocks and timbers within his woodfired ceramics practice translates into works with a raw Australian character and objects that capture the playful and responsive qualities of clay. Steve’s forms …

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Caroline Earley

My work is informed by ideas of sameness and polarity. I explore formal and conceptual correlations through the shifting interplay of ceramic form, appendage and surface. I work in series to examine the relationships between ceramic form, human bodies and microscopic life. The physicality of form, and the ways in which objects occupy and conform …

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Matt McLean

An early involvement with performance and dance in his art school days in Auckland gave Matt an enduring appreciation of movement. A sense of latent motion and balance has characterized much of his often large, multi-piece ceramic sculptures. Collaborating with his print-maker wife Kate on projects over 45 years has encouraged an interest in integrating …

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Ben Richardson

Ben Richardson was born in Lutruwita/Tasmania where he completed his Bachelor of Economics degree at the University of Tasmania in 1972. Soon after, he found himself working with resin and fibreglass on the long curves of surfboards before a developing interest in making with clay led him to undertake studies in ceramics at the School …

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Jann Kesby

Jann was born in Kempsey, New South Wales in 1954 where her workshop and kilns are situated. Jann’s relationship with clay commenced during the late 1970’s where she was working in a production workshop before moving to Sturt Craft Workshop, Mittagong under the guidance of Ian McKay. Jann is fortunate to be ‘old school trained’ …

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