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Liana Volpe

Liana Volpe CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST| SCULPTOR When arriving at Studio Volpe your senses will be delighted. Rustic earthy energy is what best describes Liana’s stunning sculptures, delightful tableware and natural cream pots. Creating her own clay enhances their uniqueness, beginning many works on the wheel and finishing by hand. Creativity is an elemental…

Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara

Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR Naturemuse Ceramics is a privately owned, ecologically sustainable studio nestled into the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, offering you beautiful functional handmade ceramics, collectors pieces and inspiring artists led workshops. Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara, the founder and resident artist, is a contemporary ceramicist and sculptor. Her unique practice is a fusion of…

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Sue Moyle

Sue Moyle CERAMICIST Relatively new to ceramic arts, Sue takes inspiration from her former career in horticultural science and her love of gardening and nature. Her works use earthy tones, the greens of hinterland country where she lives and turquoise blues of the sea. While some works are functional, many are decorative pieces inspired by…

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Neita Bage

Neita Bage CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR Creating and working with her hands has been a way of life for Neita Bage. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Gold and Silversmith at RMIT she went on to work as a jeweller in Melbourne, London and Capetown. On settling back in Australia Neita and her family built…

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Irene Visser

Irene Visser CERAMICIST Throughout a long career as designer and lecturer of communication design, Irene often found refuge in the practice of manual arts and crafts, particularly ceramics and calligraphy. Now that she has time and space to focus on her own creativity, she takes great pleasure in exploring various materials and techniques. Irene lives…

Kim Wallace

Kim Wallace CERAMICIST Born and raised in the Netherlands, Kim Wallace has called Australia home for over twenty years. Kim’s eye for design and attention to detail coupled with her passion for high quality, handmade products has been the driving force behind the success of her Noosaville studio. From bowls and mugs to plates and…

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Carol Watkins

Carol Watkins CERAMICIST Carol’s work is predominantly made with alternative firing methods such as saggar, raku, and naked raku. Saggar firings provide serendipity, as these firings are quite unpredictable, with the pieces generally burnished, and the spontaneous surfaces are glaze free. There is a lot of experimentation involved and the sense of anticipation can be…

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Maria Brown

Maria Brown CERAMICIST Walks on the beach and surrounding environment are a constant source of visual stimulation for Ceramicist Maria Brown. Driftwood, fallen leaves, seed pods, and other natural materials encountered on these walks lead to the development of designs for her unique, hand-built Art works. Through simplification and abstraction, colours, textures, patterns and forms…

Kay Wright

Kay Wright CERAMICIST | PAINTER In her art practice Kay lets her intuition guide her to capture the connectedness, strength and fragility of our natural world. With a passion for alternative firing methods, Kay uses local organic materials to create unique Saggar and Raku fired ceramics, which are truly a reflection ‘of place’. Constantly experimenting…

Renton Bishopric

Renton Bishopric CERAMICIST Renton Bishopric’s pottery career has taken him on a journey that started as an apprentice training under his father Steve Bishopric at the family’s Pottery in Central Queensland, through to his current role as co-owner of one of Australia’s largest pottery businesses, Pottery For The Planet. 2022 marks Renton’s twentieth year as…

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Julia Vail

Julia Vail CERAMICIST Originally from Paris, Julia went to Bath Academy of Art in the UK where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Three Dimensional Design (Ceramics). Her interest has always been in hand-built forms focusing on curved, tactile and asymmetrical vessels with one form inspiring and leading to the next. Share Studio With:…

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Tania Edwards

Tania Edwards CERAMICIST Tania creates a range of functional and sculptural ceramics. She fires her work in a large Japanese Anagama wood kiln at her studio “Arcadia”. This type of atmospheric firing creates complex and unique surfaces on her pottery which cannot be replicated with any other methods of firing. Address: 413 Old Ceylon Road,…

Fried Mudd

Fried Mudd (Cathy Spencer) CERAMICIST | GALLERY | SCULPTOR Cathy has been a professional potter for the last 37 years, specialising in Raku fired pottery and sculptures. Cathy is best known for her quirky Hens on a ladder and Bathing Beauties sculptures and the ever popular Inner Goddess, Kookaburras and Shades of Clay workshops. Come…

Glen Ladegaard

Glen Ladegaard CERAMICIST | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Most things require skill, unless you have passion. Glen has a craving for creativity, be it her 3 decades of honed expertise of the female form or her love of the unpredictable spirit of clay. She has managed to merge her skill of the female form with her…

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Margie Gibson

Margie Gibson CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Margaret’s instinctive style reflects nature’s variety, abundance, and changing form. She creates both highly refined and stylised works. In her painting and sculpture she aims to express the same flowing energy she sees in natural objects and scapes. Margaret has worked wood, stone, and bronze in the past…

Jenny McElhinney

Jenny McElhinney CERAMICIST Jenny was introduced to working with clay through a TAFE course in her late teens, it re entered her life and sparked a passion that is continuing to grow. She loves the process of hand building. The large forms are created by slab building a slower technique allowing the constant flexibility and…

Karen Fullwood

Karen Fullwood (Noosa Clay) CERAMICIST Karen has been fortunate enough to be able to exercise her artistic passions in various paths throughout her life. Earlier years were spent in the advertising industry, then interior design and now oil painting and ceramics. Her studio is nestled amongst the trees of Little Cove where the natural beauty…

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Sonia Conti

Sonia Conti CERAMICIST  Sonia’s unique artworks are inspired by her experiences from throughout the world. She constantly creates exciting new designs using different techniques. Sonia has a passion for hand build and wheel throw clay pieces and also painting with acrylic/resin. Art and craft have always been a part of her life. Sharing a studio…

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Kerry Sanders

Kerry Sanders CERAMICIST Kerry works from her home studio set in the beautiful Noosa Hinterland where she creates both functional and sculptural pieces, using hand building and throwing, as well as different firing techniques such as Raku and Saggar. Kerry’s inspiration comes from nature, she loves to experiment with pattern, colour and texture, considering order…

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Sarah Therese

Sarah Therese CERAMICIST For the past ten years, Sarah has enjoyed making with colour, paint and clay. Her art is usually detailed, often inspired by nature in the grounds of her studio at Quixotica Art Space, where she creates alongside her partner, Rowley Drysdale. Recently Sarah has created a series of ceramic pieces decorated utilising…

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Sandra Robertson

Sandra Robertson CERAMICIST Sandra is a studio potter with a long history in all things ceramic. She creates a variety of wheel thrown functional ware such as dinner sets, tea pots, serving bowls and wine cups. Her decoration includes hand carved patterns and makes her own wood ash glazes, then once fires in a reduction…

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Rowley Drysdale

Rowley Drysdale CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Rowley Drysdale is an artist working primarily in ceramics, sculpture and mixed media. He is known as one of Australia’s foremost ceramic artists and wood firers. His practice spans four decades, with a particular focus on glazed wood fired work and the development of unique high fired glazes.…

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Dennis Forshaw

Dennis Forshaw CERAMICIST | GALLERY Dennis has been a professional potter/tertiary teacher and mentor for over 30 years. The recipient of numerous awards. Specializes in reduction fired crystalline glazes on porcelain and large naked raku vessels. Dennis aims to stretch the porcelain to its fullest potential. He has spent many years refining his glazes to…

Wendy Britton

Wendy Britton CERAMICIST Wendy has a great sense of fun which comes through in her quirky bright & colourful pieces. She also likes to incorporate her love of the flora and fauna which is in abundance in her surrounds. She thinks the best part of being a full time ceramicist is the variety and creativity.…

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Dave Gilbert

Dave Gilbert CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR After moving to Noosa in the 90’s, Dave joined the Wallace House Watercolour, Creative Artists and Tinbeerwah Art Groups. He paints with watercolour and acrylics, incorporating skills from his pastry-cooking days, using piping-bags and pallet-knives to add texture and structure to his underwater scenes. Dave later joined the…

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Yanni van Zijl

Yanni van Zijl SCULPTOR | CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Yanni seeks to investigate flow, form & shadow in her sculptural pieces. A multi-media artist, she explores themes around environmental issues. Nature is both inspiration and motivator. Her aim is to share joy with the viewer as much she had in the creation of it.…

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Pan Pottery

Pan Pottery CERAMICIST Pan Pottery pots are hand made by Angus McDiarmid using a traditional wood fire kiln, kick wheel and and a blend of Australian and locally dug clays. Each pot is completely unique as the clay and fire decide the finish of the pot. Making in his new studio which is built with…