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Erica Pinney

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Artwork for Erica Pinney

Seals Head Sculpture

Salmon Plant pot

Sheep and sheep dog sculptures

Badger sculpture

Otter Lamp

Sheep looking over dry stone wall. Lamp

Whale Bowl

Valias Sheep sculpture

Details

Telephone: 
01989 730525
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I love the countryside and the animals that live in it, and it's this love of nature that inspires my work. I trained in textiles so surface decoration is an important aspect of my work.
I make sculptures of animals and decorate the pots I make, either by throwing or slab building the forms. with animal designs. As I was textiles trained, I have a great interest in Medieval woven tapestries, I love the simple shapes of the animals and try to incorporate this in my sculptures.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

From an early age, I have drawn and painted and it's a very big part of the person I am. I see pattern and form in my every day surrounding and always think of ways to express my thoughts in cloth or clay.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I am a potter working in stoneware clay which I high fire and decorate with glazes and oxides.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I taught Art and Design in secondary schools for many years and since retiring I have been able to work full time in my pottery. Occasionally I teach workshops for the Monmouth Arts Society in schools and I also teach some workshops for adults.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

I trained at Hereford and Loughborough Colleges of Art and design in textiles, then completed a teaching qualification at Hereford college of education. Since falling in love with clay, about 20 years ago, I have developed my pottery skills by attending various evening classes and courses run by fellow potters.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Annually I exhibit my work at Potfest in Penrith.
Charwood Ceramic show in Loughborough.
h Art at Brockhampton and Hoarwithy Churches,

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

I sell my work at Craft Renaissance Gallery near Usk and The Boat Gallery at Tintern.

Venues Confirmed: 
Yes
Venues Description: 
Brockhampton Church, Hoarwithy Church

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