Kate is a ceramicist specialising in wheel-thrown stoneware. Since graduating in 2015 from the BA (Hons) Design Crafts course at De Montfort University, Kate has established her business, and now exhibits her pots at craft fairs and galleries, alongside working on commission. Her collection places an emphasis on simplicity of form, inviting interaction and use. Mugs, jugs and bowls sit alongside a range of vases; each piece exuding a sense of calm and earthy functionality.
The pots are decorated in an ever-evolving series of abstract designs, which are applied using slips (liquid clay). Kate gradually builds up layers of colour on the clay’s surface, contrasting refined stencils and mono-prints with expressive brushstrokes to add depth and subtlety to the collection.