Q&A Ceramicist Gordon Cooke

What is your practice? materials? processes?

My practice is ceramics. I will be showing small scale work in stoneware and porcelain.

What 5 words best describe your work?

Elegant, precise, intriguing, thought provoking.

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Do you have any design heroes?

My design heroes are Anish Kapoor, Charles R Mckintosh, Richard Serra, amongst many others.

Where is your studio?

My studio is in Poplar Grove, Sale.

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Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio

Making one off sculptures, garden pots, boxes. Developing ideas in sequence.

Are you working on anything unusual at the moment?

I am using an unusual clay for some new sculptures…Keuper red, which is a toasty warm colour and fires to stoneware. The forms are then inlaid with porcelain.

Tell us something we don’t know
I am inspired by nature and the habit of plants.

http://www.gordoncooke.co.uk

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