Gundra Nock

“My work is predominantly wheel thrown and functional. I have taken a lot of inspiration from my paintings and most of my casserole dishes have abstract slip painting as decoration. I make all my own glazes for my ceramics. I still paint and make hand built sculptural work these are alternatively fired by smoke, Raku and obvara”.

Ellacey Design

Lois Carson is an Aberdeenshire ceramics and resin jewellery maker going by the name of Ellacey Design. Lois is a graduate of Grays School of Art with a BA hons and Masters degree and works from her Aberdeenshire studio near Insch.

Karen Smith Ceramics

Small stories – I graduated in 1987 from Grays School of Art, Aberdeen and I naturally express myself in a figurative manner using people and animals to evoke emotion and create a narrative. My inspiration comes from a variety of sources and a meandering mind. Each piece is hand sculpted in stoneware clay and fired to 1230C. Having exhibited widely …

Rita Callander

In her garden shed in Finzean, Deeside, Rita hand throws functional stoneware bowls  and uses layered glazes to give contrast and colour to  the clay bodies.

Ceri White

From a small workshop in rural Perthshire, Ceri White produces a confectionery of richly patterned, contemporary ceramics for the home. Ceri specialises in hand-thrown planters, along-side which she has developed a range of similarly-styled spice pots, spoons and most recently, quirky bottle vases and ring cones. Every piece is unique and made using traditional pottery techniques, from the ball of …

Fiona Leask

Fiona Leask is a ceramic artist from Insch, Aberdeenshire and predominantly works in raku with mark making.

Pascale Rentsch

Pascale’s drawings and paintings of the Fauna, Flora and landscape combine to make her ceramic pieces unique and individual. The original imagery used in her ceramic pieces are from her observations, painted directly from Nature out on location in the great outdoors from many different locations, ranging from where she lives to Skye, Mull, Islay and her homeland Switzerland. All …

Beth Bidwell

Beth studied at the Edinburgh College of Art and now works for the Scottish Sculpture Workshop in Lumsden, Aberdeenshire. Most of the pieces ranging from small hand thrown bowls, chunky hand built jugs and large sculptural pieces are stoneware with a variety of experimental glazes with volcanic, matt and shiny effects.

Amy Buttress

Amy is a Highland based potter and part of the Carrbridge Studios. The hand built pots include crushed glass to create a very special effect.

Mags Gray

In a little studio near the harbour in Aberdeen Mags hand builds her pots, each year taking her inspiration from new sources. These have included sea pods, little shallow pond-like bowls and Lowry’s stooping matchstick figures. Aberdeen city’s beautiful granite building are the theme for 2016. Mags also creates social and political statements pieces which reflect the narrative while retaining …