Q&A Ceramicist, mixed media collage & painting Ian Chapman

What is your practice? materials? processes?

Stoneware slab-built ceramic and mixed media collage and painting

What 5 words best describe your work?

Varied media, cohesive visual dynamics.


Do you have any design heroes?

David Mellor

Where is your studio? Pictures?

Studio in my home: cellar and spare room.


Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio

Review previous day’s work, consolidate ongoing work, start new work, consider and decide on ideas, make, clean up.

Are you working on anything unusual at the moment?

Collages and ceramics with related visual ideas.

What are you selling at the Christmas Bazaar? Anything new?

New boxes. Small collages.

Tell us something we don’t know

Gordon is afraid of frogs.