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Simon Hulbert

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Artwork for Simon Hulbert

Porcelain Bottles

Espresso Cup , high fired porcelain

Porcelain Bottles

Experimental Charcoal Kiln. Designed by Chinese artist Le Min. Being fired during hArt at Cabalva Pottery.

Mini Moon Jar Porcelain

Unfired Porcelain pots in progress awaiting glazing and firing.

Collection of porcelain from kiln .

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

For twenty seven years I have been making contemporary terracotta garden ware. Using a blended clay and a large gas kiln myself and colleague Bill Parkes have produced a range of Terracotta.
Following four ceramic residency programs in Jingdezhen China I am now focusing on small scale porcelain pieces. These are functional cups, bottles, vases and Chinese tea bowls.
Some are fired in an experimental low tech Charcoal Kiln at Cabalva Pottery near Hay-on-Wye.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Everything , it is my professional life.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Simon Hulbert .
Potter, curator, teacher.
Working in Porcelain.
Owner manager of Brook Street Pottery studio and gallery in Hay-on-Wye.

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

I have been predominantly a maker my whole career. Alongside this I have curated and exhibited many exhibitions of contemporary craftwork in my gallery space in Hay. I have also taught in many colleges including Bath Spa Uni and Hereford college of art. I occasionally run specialist throwing courses.
My focus is now on small scale porcelain pots fired in a variety of kilns , electric , gas and an experimental Charcoal Kiln .

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

1st Class honours degree in 3D Design/Ceramics. MA in ceramics

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Brook Street Pottery Hay-on-Wye, Contemporary Ceramic Centre London.
Also on Instagram and Fb

Venues Description: 
The Potting Shed , Cabalva Pottery , Whitney on Wye Hereford
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