I love to create forms which invite you to
stop for a moment... and breathe. Influenced by
my first career as a professional dancer, and with a mentor’s mantra of
"Never stop moving" as an ever-present whisper, the physicality of
the process suits my dance-practiced soul. Dancing with Controlled Abandon...
On the wheel, I build the form, then with controlled abandon, alter, stretch, squeeze and decorate the clay – adding wobble and whimsy to accentuate line and movement. Using dance memories in my hands while shaping these terpsichorean forms, I long for the clay to move, even in final stillness.