Our artists

Anne Clifton

Anne began her artistic education with a diploma in sculpture; it was only in her final semester of a three year Visual Arts degree in ceramics, at Western Australia’s Edith Cowan University, that she discovered the seductive medium of hot...
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Peter Carrigy

Born in Sydney, Peter now lives and works in Adelaide, which is geographically accessible to the coast and central Australia. Largely self-taught, Peter studied Architecture and Teaching before committing himself to creative art.  His working methods are sometimes unconventional, experimenting...
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Neil Turner

The Turner family farmed crops and sheep in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, just like generations of Turners before them. Working the land was tough: sparse rainfall, soil erosion, wind and fire. Neil found refuge is his woodturning workshop. Here...
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Clive and Jenny Kendrick

Clive’s love affair with wood began as a four year old when he assisted his grandfather in the construction of a wooden toy box. Despite enjoying ‘tinkering’ with carpentry, it was only after he retired from a 35 year teaching...
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Crickhollow Pottery

Born in Sheffield, England in 1944, Rynne Tanton started his career as an industrial chemist for Plessey doing metallurgical analysis. In his early twenties he moved to New Zealand and attended teacher’s college in Hamilton. Here he undertook many different...
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Amanda Shelsher

Amanda Shelsher grew up surrounded by bush in the small Perth suburb of Gooseberry Hill and was introduced to clay at the age of 10 when her mother began her own career as a professional potter. Amanda began exhibiting at...
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Fink and Co.

Fink and Co. are one of Australia’s leading design and manufacturing companies. Established by Robert Foster in 1993 to manufacture contemporary and innovative tableware, his vision was to stimulate the Australian design industry.  As a natural progression from Foster’s highly...
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Gerry Reilly

Gerry has been blowing glass in Western Australia since the early 1980s, after completing his early training on the east coast he is now based in the Margaret River at The Melting Pot Glass Studio. His unique designs and vibrant...
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Jill Yelland

Jill Yelland was born in Perth, Western Australia. Having begun as a graphic designer and typographer, she has gone on to have a diverse professional career. She was a participant in the 2004 FORM Designing Futures Masters Program. She has...
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JamFactory

JamFactory collaborates with a diverse array of local designers, makers and fabricators, combining traditional skills with modern manufacturing. This mix of individual creativity and skill combined with an emphasis on materials and processes shapes a distinctive voice in Australian design....
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Holly Grace

Over the course of her career, Western Australian glassmaker, Holly Grace has emerged as one of the most innovative and driven makers of her generation. Now based in Melbourne, Grace studied at Monash University, majoring in glass with first class...
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Robert Jones

Robert Jones originally came from the industrial West Midlands in the UK. Robert served his apprenticeship as a pattern maker working for one of the largest foundry companies in the UK which at that time. In 1988 Robert moved to...
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