Copyright 2020 Kate Welton, all rights reserved
My collection of wheel-thrown stoneware places an emphasis on simplicity of form, inviting interaction and use. Mugs, jugs and bowls sit alongside a range of vases; each piece exuding a sense of calm and earthy functionality.
The pots are decorated in an ever-evolving series of abstract designs, which are applied using slips (liquid clay). I gradually build up layers of colour on the clay’s surface, contrasting refined stencils and mono-prints with expressive brushstrokes to add depth and subtlety to the collection.
1st Class BA (Hons) Design Crafts, De Montfort University, Leicester, 2012-2015
Potclays Graduate Award 2015
Selected Exhibitions and Shows
CRAFT at Top Drawer, Olympia, London, January 2020
British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Suffolk, 10.11.19-11.11.19
Artist Showcase, Designer Makers 21, Diss, Norfolk, 01.11.19-31.01.20
Pattern and Sequence Exhibition, National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford, 19.10.19-05.01.20
Summer Exhibition, Haymakers Gallery, Hay-on-Wye, 14.07.19-15.09.19
Guest Artist, Handmade Shop and Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, 01.06.19-30.06.19
ACE Trade Show, Brighton, 28.02.19-01.03.19
British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Suffolk, December 2018
Handmade at Kew, Kew Gardens 04.10.18-07.10.18
Taste Exhibition, The Byre Gallery, Millbrook, Cornwall, 24.03.18-03.06.18
CRAFT at Top Drawer, Olympia, London, 14.01.18 - 16.01.18
MAKE '17, Contemporary Crafts for Christmas, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey 18.11.17 – 07.01.18
Design Factory EMERGE Exhibition, Heart Gallery, Hebden Bridge, 30.07.17-08.10.17
I am a member of Design Nation and Anglian Potters. To view my profiles for these organisations please click on the logos.