Gilles Le Corre
All of my pots are mostly thrown on the potters wheel. The shapes are then freely manipulated and incised marks are applied to the soft stoneware clay to give a subtle, tactile clay surface. I am fascinated by experimenting with high fired glazes and have developed a method of applying the different colors in multiple layers to produce a rhythmic pattern. The shapes I make are cylindrical forms, tall thin vessels, curved bowls, tea bowls and large platters purposely simplified to allow the surface texture to express itself.
Born 1956 Quimper France
1975-79 Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts B.A Hons.
1982 Southern Arts grant
1992 Southern Arts grant ( Chelsea )
2006 Potters of Port Street Contemporary crafts in the cotswolds
2005 Ceramics exhibition Wolfson College Oxford
2005 Table Manners Crafts Council Gallery London & touring
2002 Feast Contemporary tableware Southern Arts Winchester
2002 Showcase exhibition Contemporary Ceramics CPA Gallery
Stoke on Trent City Museum and Art Gallery.
The W.A. Ismay Collection Yorkhire Museum York
Rufford Ceramics Centre Nottinghamshire.
- CAA Exhibitions
- Current Exhibition
- Coming Soon