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Matthew Blakely

Adam Buick

Adam Frew

Jaejun Lee

Stephen Parry

Tricia Thom

Thursday 17th August - Saturday 9th September 2023

Matthew Blakely’s work is made entirely from rocks and clays collected from selected places around the UK, thus representing their geology and mineralogy.

Adam Buick uses a single pure jar form as a canvas to map his observations from an ongoing study of his surroundings.

Adam Frew creates functional porcelain pieces and large one-off pots with the surface offering a perfect ground for his distinctive decoration.

Jaejun Lee is deeply inspired by the moon jars of the Joseon Dynasty, but rather than reproduce them he aspires to apply his own contemporary ideography.

Stephen Parry and Lone Borgen work collaboratively exploring an exciting new visual conversation in which very distinct and in some ways seemly conflicting approaches move together and bounce off each other over the surface of the clay.

Tricia Thom’s work takes references from her love of a Japanese aesthetic where surfaces of her pots are treated with bold, loose calligraphic brush strokes which contrast with the conformity of shape.

Exhibition pieces will be viewable online from Thursday 17th August 2023.

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