Throughout the year, I see light through mist, rain, dust, smoke, heat haze and cloud. Moon light, first light, fading light, sunset and that instant, just as the sun goes down, an after glow that for just a moment changes the land and sky. This is what has inspired me to exploring lustre glazes.
Born Melbourne Victoria. Initial training, RMIT Melbourne, 1976. Exhibitions include: over 80 solo exhibitions, most recent: 40 years in the making: ‘the pots I kept’ Survey Exhibition, Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW; After Glow, Skepsi@Malvern, Victoria, and over 200 invitational group exhibitions. International exhibitions include: Japan, Lithuania, UK, Canada, France, Croatia, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Czech Republic, Taiwan, USA, New Zealand, Egypt, Italy, Germany, Greece, Korea, Poland. Represented in over 75 National and International Museums and Art Galleries: National Gallery Australia; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada; Victoria and Albert Museum, UK; Ariana Museum, Switzerland; Faenza Ceramic Museum, Italy; Ceramic Museum Vallauris, France; Saga Prefectural Art Gallery, Japan; State Galleries and Museums throughout Australia. Awarded 37 National and International awards, published three books on Glazes & Lustres; over 25 publications, worldwide. 1999, received ARC grant for research on Copper Red glazes.