Sasama is a beautiful place in rural Japan. The ethos behind the residency is that the participants experience real life in a rural village and I can vouch for the fact that it was a hugely enriching experience.
The residency was followed by my participation in the International Ceramic Festival which takes place every 2 years...details via the link below..
I am hugely honoured to return as one of the Experts for the Loewe Craft Prize 2020. We will gather in Madrid later this month to agree on the list of this year's Finalists. https://craftprize.loewe.com
The Ulster Museum in Belfast have recently added these 2 pieces to their permanent collection. The works will be on display in the Museum later in 2019. Purchased through and with the support of Erskine Hall & Coe in London.
It is my pleasure to have been awarded the opportunity to work on three International residencies...