Friday 21st May 2021 to
Saturday 12th June 2021
An exploration of the personal and emotional connections we all have with our locality, particularly to this familiar section of the River Thames and its fascinating shoreline and people.
Saturated with life experiences of living and working by the Estuary with a deep understanding and an individual response to this familiar coastline, these artists hope to communicate their fascination with these tidal waters.
About the artist
Julie is a ceramicist working in Old Leigh. She graduated from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design with First Class Honours in Ceramic Design in 2008.
Her work is shaped by living & working alongside the transient beauty of the Thames Estuary. She hand-builds and coils using a coarse textured stoneware clay, incorporating found sea-glass, seaweed, shells & pebbles from the local Leigh-on-Sea shoreline.
Her work is a response to the ebb & flow of the tides, smoothing and unsettling, revealing myriad forms and found objects and fragments of history, reflecting the colour tones of the seascape. Hand-built stoneware celebrating the tactile.
Photo: Julie O'Sullivan