Rachel is a professional musician who has been developing her artistic practice as a potter for two years studying with Roberto Gagliano and Carina Ciscato.
I am a potter working in high-fired stoneware. My ceramic work is organic and reflects the shapes and textures of the beaches and Downs of Sussex. I make dishes and bowls but my preference is for landscape and seascape plaques which depict scenes of Sussex. I fire to 12.60 degrees centigrade and make all my own glazes using wood ash to which I add re-cycled glass. My clay is a blend of local Sussex clay which give the body a rustic, organic finish. I give talks across East an…
I am a potter and work from my garden studio on Shoreham Beach. Locally I’m known as Beach Pottery. I love working with all types of clay, earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. I make functional objects, pottery that can be used every day. Currently I’m making plates, bowls, mugs and dishes but I’m also making porcelain candle holders.