Date: 4th October – 29th November
Private Viewing: Thursday 3rd October 2019
#SCAR is made up of collaborative artists who will be exhibiting here at LoveClay…
“What makes Stoke-on-Trent? What has been a constant through the story of the Six Towns and the surrounding area, and connects this sprawling conurbation with many other places all over the world? That constant is the area’s rich earth, that has given us the materials and fuel that has helped to create incredible works of art and made the city world famous as the Potteries, a place that continues to be a powerhouse of creativity.”This collaborative collection of work is by…DAVE HARPER –“My first love as an artist has and perhaps always will be, abstraction. I’ve been making relief sculpture and paintings for the best part of forty years but it’s only recently that I have returned to working in ceramics.”
REBECCA PARRY –Rebecca graduated from Staffordshire University with a BA (hons) in 3D Design: Ceramics and now works out of a studio in Sheffield, Rebecca’s work is strongly influenced by landscape and the natural world, which she realises through expressive mark making and painting onto her ceramic wares and vessels….Rebecca’s is a very organic practice and her awe inspiring sculptures are becoming much sought after collectors items.
MIKE CAIN – Mike Cain is an abstract artist who works within the historical tradition. For over six decades he has been making and exhibiting his paintings, prints, sculpture, and ceramics.
DAVE PROUDLOVE – Dave is an urbanist, socialist, writer, lover of great buildings, a born and bred Stokie, and a passionate advocate for the Potteries and her hinterland, her people, and all that goes on there.
IAN R. PEARSAL –Ian moved to the Potteries at the age of sixteen to nurture the creative seed; Painting ‘A’ Level and upward still to a BTEC Diploma. Newcastle-Under-Lyme College being a most wonderful start to a creative yearning. I went onto Trent Polytechnic (Nottingham Trent University) to complete a B.A.(Hons) Degree.
LINDY MARTIN –Lindy’s work is alway hand built and does not hide the marks which show how it was made. The material is not disguised either. The clay has its say in its form and texture and choose firings in which the action of the flames make their own marks.
STEPHAN SEABRIDGE – #Scar is an opportunity for Stephen to reflect on the landscape and people of Stoke-on-Trent, in service to both his writing and his personal knowledge of the area having grown up in the city. For Stephen #Scar is a way of navigating the representations of the city in its post-industrial present, allowing for a focus on how artwork and writing might be created in order to represent a varied and emotive heritage.
LINDSAY BAINBRIDGE – Lindsay Bainbridge is a writer of non-fiction, journals and poetry… her practice is an organic process, responding to people that she meets, the surroundings of her home city and places that she visits on her journey through life… with her partner, artist Ian R. Pearsall, she likes to connect and often collaborate with many other artists, writers and photographers, Lindsay is passionate about writing, reading, art, photography, architecture and ceramics – she has a particular fondness, in her home city, for bottle kilns, if only those sleeping beauties could talk…..
She lives and works in Stoke-on-Trent
Friday 4th October to Friday 29th November 2019
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