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Sculptural Form by Leonie Stanton



Black stoneware and molochite grog thrown form, part glazed, part polished

H. 5 x w. 8.5 cm



About the Artist

‘My work explores scale and a sense of solidity and quiet, inspired by my childhood in North Yorkshire.  I achieve this by balancing volume and proportion with the outline of the piece and its surface; juxtaposing flat hard edges against rounder softer surfaces.  This creates tension between the clarity of the form and the finish of the piece.  I work in series, forging collections of responses and often add handmade coloured oxide grogs and molochite to the clay, which imbue a sense of permanence. I often polish the surface with diamond pads and only part glaze or underglaze, creating a chiaroscuro effect.  I frequently throw double walled forms, generating forms where you would expect to see the interior of the vessel.’


Leonie Stanton completed a BA and MA in History of Design before studying BA Painting at Wimbledon School of Art and then a Two Year Diploma in Ceramics at City Lit College, London. Her work has been exhibited across the UK including selection by Hole & Corner for the British Craft Pavillion at the London Design Fair.



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