In my forms I strive for simplicity and subtlety. I actually only use variations of two or three basic bowl, vase or beaker forms. all hand-made on the potter's wheel. In simplicity lies beauty.
The next challenge is to decorate the pieces in a way that will do justice to their form and to the materials;< used.
The clay I am using is David Leach Porcelain. which is manufactured and imported from Stoke-on-Trent, England. It is superior in colour, texturete and translucency to any other porcelain I have previously used. It is also very hard to wok with, so I tend to have a high percentage of losses.
I would like to thank Arne Aase for his pioneering experiments with this technique. lt is stlll very new alld there is a lot of scope for more developments !
Any comments or further enquiries regarding the technique are welcome by E-mail to s94 firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven Goldate, October 1994
STEVEN GOLDATE Education Bachelor Of Fine Art/Ceramics (currently enrolled) Exhibitions (Group) 1992 Presidents Award for Ceramic Sculpture / Melbourne, Australia 1993 Sidney Myer Fund Australia Day Award / Melbourne, Australia Salon des Arts, Melbourne, Australia Salon des Arts, Melbourne, Australia Victorian College of the Arts / Melbourne, Australia 1994 Victorian College of the Arts Melbourne, Australia Fringe Gallery, Melbourne, Australia Residency 1992 Ceramic Studios, Meat Market Craft Centre, Melbourne, Australia Private Collections -Australia- -Germany -Hong Kong -Singapore
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