Sarah Walton


Sarah Walton was born in the UK in 1945 and has worked as a potter at Alciston since1975, using a salt kiln. She is the sole maker in a set up where part-time  helpers take a supporting role. Landscape is a theme; she has walked, drawn & painted it since childhood and it inspired her birdbaths. Her inclination is to hone down forms that are developed over years. She chooses a limited palette & seeks to exploit the austere & subtle qualities of salt-glazing. With the years her work has moved from thrown to hand-built forms.

Born  1945 UK

Education 
1960-1964 
Painting, Chelsea College of Art
1971-1973  Harrow Diploma in Studio Pottery, Harrow Art School

Awards
South East Arts Award                                                                                                                                  South East Arts Major Award                                   
John Ruskin Craft Bursary                                     
South East Arts Bursary Award                               
Crafts Council Grant to establish a workshop.

Exhibitions
2011
  Chelsea Flower Show, London.
The Rococco Gardens at Painswick, Glousc.
2010  Chelsea Flower Show, London.
The Rococco Gardens at Painswick, Glousc.
2009 -2011  Artdejardin Gallery, Rutland
2008  Place de Sainte Sulpice.Paris.    
2007  Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum
‘Ceramic Art London’
2005-2006  ‘Art in Clay’, Hatfield House
2001  ‘Impressed & Incised Ceramics’, Aberdeen Art Gallery
‘Real Encounters’, Hastings, East Sussex
2000  Los Angeles, USA
Mashiko, Japan
Koblenz, Germany

Commissions
Large vase for St. Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London           
Communion Wares for Worth Abbey, Sussex                            

Collections
Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Crafts Council, London.
Contemporary Arts Society, London.
S.E.Arts Collection, Hove Museum, Sussex.
Castle Museum, Nottingham.
Crafts Centre, Northern Arts, Cleveland.
Norwich Museum, Norfolk.
City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.
Newport Museum, Gwent, Wales.
Arts Centre, Univ. of South Wales, Aberystwyth.
Paisley & Glasgow Museums, Scotland.
The Allen Gallery, Alton, Hampshire.

 

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