Carol Watkins CERAMICIST Carol has been making pots for 15 years and has a love of alternative and atmospheric firings. She uses combustibles, oxides and her own glazes, using the atmosphere to do the work to produce raku, naked raku and saggar works. The unpredictability of these methods and the often resulting random marks can…

Maria Brown CERAMICIST Drawing on many years of experience as an Art Teacher, Maria looks at the natural environment around her for inspiration in creating ceramic vessels and Totem sculptures. Driftwood and mangrove pods found on the beach become handles for pots, supported by shapes inspired by crab claws. The marks and patterns left in…

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 CERAMICIST Spanning two decades, Renton Bishopric’s pottery career has taken him on a journey that started as apprentice training under his father Steve Bishopric at the family’s pottery studio in Central Queensland, through to his current role as co-owner of one of Australia’s largest commercial Pottery studios, Pottery For The Planet. Now Noosa…

Julia Vail CERAMICIST Originally from Paris, Julia went to Bath Academy of Art in the U.K. where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Three Dimensional Design (Ceramics). Her interest has always been in handbuilt forms focusing on curved, tactile and asymmetrical vessels with one form inspiring and leading to the next. Address: 9 Stewart…

Pam Taylor  CERAMICIST | ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Pam’s art career began as a commercial artist, concentrating on illustration and various levels of finished artworks for magazines, catalogues and newspapers. Later she moved into craft with a focus on Decorative painting, an emphasis on illustration, and tutoring classes and workshops in still life, landscapes…

Tania Edwards CERAMICIST After completing Ceramic studies at Red Hill TAFE in Brisbane, Tania travelled abroad and completed a pottery internship at the Gaya Ceramic Arts Centre in Ubud, Bali. This was where her love of wood firing was cemented. She has since fired with many wood firers around the world. In 2016, she built…

Amanda Harth  CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR From a young age Amanda has been practicing all forms of art. She has been a member of Wallace House Pottery group since 2001 and in 2007 majored in sculpture at James Cook University. Lately she has been exploring colour, glaze technique and texture outcomes in her ceramics. Which consist…

Cathy Spencer (Lawley) CERAMICIST/ SCULPTOR Cathy Spencer (formerly Lawley) has been a professional potter for the last 36 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 “Fat Ladies” and “Inner Goddess” workshops. She was a founding…

Margie Gibson CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Margie’s interests and career have always centred around the visual arts. Her paintings and sculptures reveal her intrigue with nature’s variety, abundance and changing forms. She creates highly finished and stylised works that reflect the inner essence or characteristics of her chosen bird/animal or…

Jenny McElhinney CERAMICIST From a very young age Jenny always loved drawing and painting. She 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 and playing with textures then finishing…

Julie Field CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR  Julie’s abstract landscapes and figurative equine art are extensions of her deep connection with horses and more broadly, her beloved country lifestyle. Julie’s focus is on attention to detail in her figurative works while she celebrates intuition and freedom in her abstract landscapes. Her ceramic sculptures are a…

Karen Fullwood CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR 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…

Sonia Conti CERAMICIST | PAINTER 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 built and wheel throw clay pieces and also painting with acrylic. Art and craft have always been a part of her life. Address:…

Kerry Sanders CERAMICIST Kerrys Studio is set on a tranquil property in the Noosa Hinterland where she creates her ceramics, including functional and sculptural pieces. Kerry makes her own ash glazes and uses different firing techniques such as Raku creating beautiful and unique wares. Address: 403 Happy Jack Creek Road, Carters Ridge QLD 4563 Parking:…

Sarah Therese CERAMICIST | ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER Sarah Therese enjoys creating with colour, paints and clay. Her work is colourful and detailed, often inspired by nature in the grounds of Quixotica Art Space, where she creates alongside her partner, Rowley Drysdale. This year, Sarah has created a series of ceramic pieces decorated with the colourful…

Sandra Robertson  CERAMICIST Sandra is a full-time studio potter with a long history in all things ceramic. She extended her studio in 2017 and creates a variety of wheel thrown functional ware such as dinner plates, tea pots, serving bowls and wine cups. Sandra hand carves decorative patterns onto her work, makes her own wood…

Rowley Drysdale CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Rowley Drysdale is an artist working primarily in ceramics as well as mixed media assemblages. He is known as one of Australia’s foremost ceramic artists, with his practice spanning four decades. Rowley has a special interest in wood fired work and the development of glazes. He…

Wendy Britton CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR Wendy Britton is a Ceramic Artist who lives on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. She started her clay journey in 2002 and went on to complete her Diploma in Fine Arts/Ceramics at Tafe in 2009. Wendy loves to create work that makes people smile, drawing inspiration from her home studio environment. She…

Dave Gilbert CERAMICIST | ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | SCULPTOR After moving to Queensland in the early 90’s, Dave joined Wallace House Watercolour Artists Group. He then began painting in oils and acrylic, incorporating skills from his pastry-cooking days, using piping bags and pallet knives to add texture and structure to his underwater scenes. Dave later…

Yanni van Zijl SCULPTOR | CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Yanni is synonymous with environmental activism through art. She creates works about humankind and our accountability for the environment. She explores the human experience and the environmental accountability between human actions and the consequential impacts that follow. Yanni sits at the intersection between art and…

Elke Lucas  CERAMICIST Elke Lucas is a highly regarded Australian potter making wheel thrown and hand built high-fired tableware and homewares. The decoration on the pots is minimal using natural oxides. The result are pots that have a natural sophistication and a beautiful quiet presence. Elke loves working with clay, and hopes to never loose…

Jo Cook CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Jo Cook is an artist and sculptor based in Noosa Heads. Her life and art has been profoundly influenced by growing up with a severely intellectually disabled sister in a fragile family environment. She became a full time artist after a long career in…