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Jane Pritchard is a ceramicist living and working in Hereford.

Originally a graphic designer, Jane changed career after taking a part time ceramics course at City Lit, London, culminating in MA Contemporary Craft at UCA Farnham.

Her current work is based on the theme of renewal, both in our natural surroundings and in the built environment - how they connect with each other and referencing human interactions with both.

A handbuilder, she uses porcelain and stoneware slabs to create vessels and wall pieces, utilising unglazed clay with natural oxides and slips which combine organically to create contrast and texture.

There are two main influences on her work: the Palacio de Pena in Sintra, Portugal - a beautiful palace whose infrastructure is under attack from the cloudy humid environment, and the city of Sevilla, particularly the blue and gold tiles of the Casa de Pilatos.

Education

2009-2011 MA Contemporary Crafts (Ceramics) UCA Farnham

2007-2009 HE Diploma in Fine & Applied Art, Ceramics City Lit London

Selected Galleries / Exhibitions

Cecilia Colman Gallery, London

Code Blue NY Westhampton Beach, USA

Eiram Organics, Kansas City, USA

VK Gallery, St Ives Cambridgeshire

Montpellier Gallery, Stratford

Sara Preisler Gallery, Birmingham

Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder

Crewyard Gallery, Patchings Art Centre, Nottinghamshire

Guiness Gallery, Dublin

Hope Gallery, Batley

Art in Clay Windsor August 2022

Ceramics Wales June 2022

BCTF April 2022

Celebrating Ceramics June 2021

Showcase Platform Gallery, Clitheroe Jan-March 2021

Solo Showcase Leeds City Craft Centre January 2018

Society of Designer Craftsmen Mall Galleries London January 2012

From this Earth Guildford Museum, November 2011