Choker Vase, Black | By Jo Davies

Choker Vase, Black | By Jo Davies

Details

Wheel-thrown porcelain with a atin-matt black manganese glaze

Approx. H. 16 x dia. 8 cm

 

 

About the Artist

'I believe in Making as a vehicle for expression, for the articulation of thoughts that cannot be expressed through language. I discovered this about clay when I was a teenager and knew that it would become a big part of my life quite quickly. A few years later my training in ceramics took me to Bath School of Art and Design, to do a pure Ceramics degree – where I learnt the craftsmanship required to bring my ideas to fruition through gradual, methodical instruction from many leading practitioners. When I moved on to take my Masters at the Royal College of Art the skills I already had were deepened and stretched in this intensive environment.

 

'Since that time I have worked with private clients, companies and institutions at home and abroad - such as Heals, The National Portrait Gallery, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the National Trust and The Cheongju International Craft Competition in South Korea.

 

'For the last 10 years I have specialised in wheel-throwing porcelain. Porcelain objects are renowned for their beauty and delicacy but, as a maker, it is an amazing material to work with because of its elastic and fluid feel as a clay. These material qualities lend themselves to methods of making not possible with other clays; whilst its qualities after kiln-firing, such as translucency, allow it to glow in strong light.

 

'All my work is wheel-thrown by me at the studio - the skills needed to work with porcelain in this way are acquired over years so I am the only person able to make my work. From the smallest cup to a large, unique vessel, every wheel-thrown object I make is always an individual item. Each object acts as a reflection of the shape of my hands as well as my intentions as a ceramic designer.'

 

Jo Davies work from The Chocolate Factory Studios in East London. Her award-winning work has been exhibited internationally.

 

 

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