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Craft Collection: Crafts with the Local Heart (extended)

18 January to 5 September 2020

Craft Collection: Crafts with the Local Heart (extended)

Our specially selected collection of ceramics, jewellery and textiles: all items are beautifully hand-crafted by some of the UK's most talented designer-makers: they are perfect pieces for any home or to give as beautiful gifts if you can bear to part with them!

The makers include: Justine Allison, Sandy Buchanan, Theo Brooks, Holly Burton, Samantha English, Fran Fell, Beth Gates, Jaroslav Hrustalenko, Justine Jenner, Silvia K, Katherine Kingdon, Bérangère Noyau, Sarah Packington, Rebecca Perry, Mitch Pilkington, Alison Proctor, Laura Plant, Miranda Peckitt, Jacqui Ramrayka, Tamar Rose, Tiffany Scull, Carolyn Tripp, Clare Underwood, Vezzini & Chen, Claire Walton and Danniella Wilde.

Hannah Staber

Edna

Stoneware

Ref: 104678

25 x 24 cms

£280.00

Own Art

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Hannah Staber

Hannah's work is concerned with the relationship between humans and the natural environment; how we collect, curate, imitate, and interpret parts of nature in art and what it means to be both part of the natural environment, yet inherently separate from it.

She is influenced by the exuberant and diverse textures and organic patterns that emerge from natural growth along with the juxtaposition of chaos and symmetry in nature.

She expresses this through rich surfaces acquired by layering glazes and altering the thrown form. Understanding glaze chemistry is an important part of her practice; she mixes and extensively tests all glazes herself in order to attain a range of colours and effects when applied and layered. All pieces are thrown on the wheel and altered at different stages of the drying process. She likes to utilise the materiality of the clay, pushing it to (and sometimes beyond) its limits to achieve a balance between control and chaos.

Recently she has been exploring the form of chalices and goblets and working on linking this culturally rich, symbolic vessel shape with the organic and unrefined, expressing the intricate, linked, yet disjointed relationship between the human-made and the natural, and what it means for humans to make art inspired by the natural environment.

Hannah is based in Surrey.

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