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Lyndall Hopcraft

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Artwork for Lyndall Hopcraft

Stoneware planter

Stoneware planters

Ceramic Nuthatch

Stoneware Faces

Garden planters with birdbath

Totem Poles

Planters

Planter with lizard

Details

How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I love the natural world and like my art to nod to that – ceramics that celebrate the clay itself often with minimal decoration/glaze.
I like to work large with pieces suitable for the garden a particular favourite. But I also make much smaller pieces of a sculptural nature.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

I find creating something is life enhancing. The act of doing is as important to me as the final object.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Lyndall Hopcraft

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

I have a degree in fashion design and production, I've worked in design-related fields all my life, most recently in children's publishing. I first played with clay in 2013 and was hooked. But I was only a very occasional potter until recently, when I was lucky enough to have my own studio and very recently to retire from paid employment. Now I'm looking to share my work and hopefully sell it too.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Affordable Garden Art Exhibition 2024, Canwood Gallery
The Showborough Affordable Garden Sculpture Exhibition 2024
The Showborough Affordable Garden Sculpture Exhibition 2023
h.Art – Art in the Orchard 2023
Worcestershire Open Studios 2021
h.Art – Art in the Orchard 2021

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

none

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