Jude Gill

Ceramic Organic

Wellington Road Art Studios
Units 1-2, 28A Wellington Road, Oxton CH43 2JE

Take the driveway to the right of Hurst’s Bakery on Wellington Road and the studio is directly ahead.

I make decorative ceramic pieces inspired by hidden or overlooked details. My favourite explorations are of natural structures like mushroom gills and barnacles.
Visiting woodland and coastline I gather anything that intrigues me or sparks ideas. My studio space is akin to a Cabinet of Curiosities. Test pieces and finished works sit alongside found objects and materials, collectively informing and inspiring practice.

I work directly with selected items using a magnifying glass and microscope to reveal the intricacies of their form. Details are explored through drawing and mark making on paper and in clay. Each new outcome acts as a catalyst for further exploration. I curate the most interesting pieces as collections and standalone works, often combining them with natural materials to highlight their precious origins and create displays for the viewer to treasure.

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