Jasmine Hayes is the designer & maker for Coastal Studio Ceramics. Jasmine’s durable tableware, cups, hand basins & wall art are ethically made in small batches so she can focus on quality. Jasmine also offers fun pottery workshops and creates unique ceramic underglaze transfers for potters that are sold worldwide.
Mel is a ceramic artist creating one-off homewares, wall art and sculptural pieces from a purpose built studio in the Noosa hinterland. She adopts a slow, sustainable practice that encompasses exhibition work, custom interiors projects and private workshops. Her imprint is natural and earthy with a modern aesthetic.
Coming from a background in ceramics and glass, Leith dived into polymer clay 2 years ago – fascinated with it’s greater freedoms and possibilities. She finds her focus often polymer jewellery, still exploring all 3 mediums from her Peregian Beach home, inspired by the serenity of the beach lifestyle. Coming from a background in ceramics and glass, Leith dived into polymer clay 2 years ago – fascinated with it’s greater freedoms and possibilities.
Jayne’s a professional artist with a unique style. Her bold, fluid, textural works reflect our natural environment. The use of colour and light ‘invite’ the observer to engage with the painting. “The exhibition is a symphony of colour…these paintings could fill any room with energy…a stimulating exhibition.” Oman Observer
Anwen sees ceramics as an opportunity to align creativity and scientific enquiry. Drawing inspiration from the natural environment, her attention to form is creative and intuitive, while her insight into glaze chemistry has helped her develop a cohesive collection with a unique and modern aesthetic.
Sue takes inspiration from her former career in horticultural science and love of nature. Her works use earthy tones, the greens of hinterland country, and turquoise blues of the sea. While some works are functional many are decorative pieces inspired by the environment and the vibrant hues of her surroundings.
Irene lives in Marcus Beach, where the ocean and Noosa’s unique natural environment inspire and inform her work. Fascinated by small details, Irene strives to recreate the wonder of small things in nature, where the possibilities are limitless. Her work is a mixture of functional ware and whimsical sculpture forms.
Sarah’s ceramic work is distinctive for her detailed decoration utilizing the ancient arts of sgraffito and mishima. Her designs are often inspired by plant life, especially flowers, leaves and wild grasses. Sarah also draws and paints in ink, watercolour and acrylic, with occasional additions of texture with yarn and fabric.
Melbourne born artist Kerry Sanders now living in the Mary Valley Queensland, has been working with ceramics for over 30 years. Kerry’s inspiration comes from the natural world, using form, texture and colour to express its’ beauty. Kerry works with a number of clays to create functional and sculptural works.
With a passion for alternative firing methods, Kay uses organic materials to create unique Saggar and Raku fired ceramics.
Kay’s paintings are abstracted from nature and reflect a deep connection to her local environment. Her preferred medium is oil and cold wax.
Constant experimentation is key to her practice.
Sonia‘s unique artwork are inspired by her experiences from throughout the world. She constantly creates exciting new designs using different techniques. Sonia has a passion for hand built and wheel thrown clay pieces and also painting with acrylic. Art and craft have always been a part of her life.
Rowley is known as one of Australia’s foremost ceramic artists. His practice spans four decades in ceramics, particularly wood fired work and the development of high fired glazes. His 2D artwork explores non traditional surface techniques, such as the use of raw earth, pigments and multi layered painting sequences.