To start 2022, we are delighted to show a new group of work by local ceramicist
“My work is a combination of wheel thrown and figurative vessels that are heavily based around my cultural background and heritage. My ceramics are soda fired in a gas kiln which reaches a top temperature of 1300c this process allows me to achieve a range of deep colours and surface textures unachievable in an electric kiln.
Being half Chinese and half English, my ceramics take inspiration from traditional oriental shapes and forms whilst focusing on mythical figures as surface decoration.
This new collection of work displays a range of ceremonial teapots and a group of smaller vessels referred to as miniatures, all of the pieces are gilded with 24k gold leaf and inlayed with a blue sapphire which is colour specific to the Bluecoat Display Centre.” – Jacob Chan