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  • ‘Shinkasuru’, Alice Thatcher 2012 ©

    I am an artist currently working with ceramics to express my ideas and concepts. I also works in a range of other media, including glass, paper, drawing and photography. My recent work derives its inspiration from my twin interests in origami and paper-craft. My porcelain paper clay work reflects, in a contemporary style, ideas of fragility and material transformation through the human hand.
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porcelain paper cranes in situ

Local photographer Tony Jones recently purchased some of my porcelain paper cranes. He kindly sent me these lovely images of my pieces hanging in his home.

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megan randall

In October last year I assisted ceramic artist Megan Randall with her involvement in the British Ceramics Biennial. Her graffiti inspired work consisted of stencilled and spray painted images of plates, painted with ceramic slip around Stoke-on-Trent. This was to advertise the British Ceramics Biennial using temporary and environmentally friendly processes.

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lou marshall collaboration inspiration

Initial research for a project with friend and fashion designer Lou Marshall. Take a look at our Pinterest board!

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i see magical creatures

I recently took part in a community project with artists Emily Andrews and Siobhan Mcaleer. “I See Magical Creatures is a visual tale. Join us as we invite you, dear world, to spot the magical creatures that dwell amongst us. Found in the most likely and unlikely places, these magical creatures are spreading glittery magic … Continue reading

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look west

Some images of my work exhibited at the ‘Look West‘ exhibition at the Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown, Wales. ‘Shinkasuru’, porcelain. Alice Thatcher 2013 ©

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artsound collective showcase

Some images of my work exhibited at the ArtSound Collective Showcase. Fat Cat Cafe Bar Basement on the 3rd of December 2012. Images by Vicki Cartlidge. ‘Shinkasuru’, porcelain, mixed media. Alice Thatcher 2012 ©

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lantern making

On the last 4 Mondays I have been lucky enough to help teach a lantern making workshop at the Fairfield centre in Buxton with B-Arts and High Peak Arts. Here are some images of the group’s lantern creations!

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look west

I have been lucky enough to be invited to take part in the ‘Look West’ exhibition at Oriel Davies gallery in Newtown, Wales. The exhibition celebrates new talent in contemporary crafts. It begins on the 17th of November and ends on the 23rd January 2013.

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artsound collective showcase

” ‘ArtSound‘ is a collective of exciting, young artists from Stoke-on-Trent showcasing work from fashion and ceramics to textiles and photography, plus more… Come on down to Fat Cats Basement Bar in Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent on Monday 3rd December from 14:00 until late for the unmissable event! These individuals met at Newcastle-under-Lyme College and after … Continue reading

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shinkasuru sale

I recently sold a third of my piece, ‘Shinkasuru’. Here is an image of the piece in it’s new home!

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