View Image Gallery John Townsend(Full member)Tel: +44 (0) 7950245446 Email: Web: www.townsendpotter.com
It all begins on the wheel, harnessing the turning wheel to bring life and form to the clay. As I tease out the clay, the tension between its' elasticity and the spin enter the form to overcome gravity until it stands up and becomes itself.
After that, I have a physical conversation with the piece, to develop my themes.
Current Work and Availability
Thrown and manipulated earthenware with alkaline glazes.
Career and History
Born in Nottingham, UK - December 1949
1992 - 1996 Hobby ceramicist and night school in pottery
2006 Left Royal Navy and re-established my studio as a full-time potter. Spent the next three years developing the concept of 'Sculpture From the Wheel'
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: 36 Saint Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, PO1 2EZ.
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Telephone: +44 (0) 7950245446
Joined on: 2012-06-23
Events featuring this potter
Potfest in the Pens - Penrith : Potfest in the Pens