My ceramic work is mostly centred around the vessel form, although I also enjoy making flat wall pieces and jewellery. As an Art teacher for many years, specialising in ceramics, I find much of my inspiration came from the research that is necessary when delivering the Art GCSE and A level syllabus.
Gillian says: “My name is Gillian Bates and I’ve been working as a textile artist since 2008. I produce embroidered sketches with my trusted sewing machine From my sunny studio in Sussex. My work is predominately a pure celebration of the quirkiness of British life. I’m constantly inspired by my surroundings from all the sights … Read moreGillian Bates at Shoreham Gallery in August