ceramic work is a celebration of the 1950s era. I decorate my slip-cast
earthenware with the iconic imagery of furniture and appliances
of the time - the period's advances in atomic and molecular science
technology influenced many of the designs. Icons of 1950s furniture,
textiles and ceramics still endure today to become sought after
collectors' items. The all-over style of the images references the
fashionable Staffordshire ceramics of the '50s.
was a time when childhood was unsullied by media images and when
consumerism had not yet dominated everyday life. Some of my work
depicts this innocence.
technology plays an important part in my work process. Scanned images
are manipulated and incorporated electronically. Digital transfer
technology makes it possible to apply my drawn designs to glazed