Plaice and Whitebait II


52 × 6 × 40 cm
3 kg
Ceramic , metal, wood.

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This Ceramic sculptural wall art is inspired by still life from the kitchen table, fresh fish and vegetables waiting to be prepared. I use many different coloured glazes, all made by me, and apply the glaze in a painterly manner, just like I would use paint on a canvas. I often use different firing techniques for elements of the composition, in this case the plaice and little whitebait fish were Raku fired, and old Japanese technique firing in outside kiln and smoking the items in sawdust after firing. I often include flea market finds of cutlery in my mixed media artworks.
The wood box frame is handmade for me by a lovely gentleman in my village and I stain the wood and use lime wax so it has a distressed ‘aged’ effect, giving it the authenticity of am old kitchen table.

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Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 52 × 6 × 40 cm

Smallest A/P 32x40x3cm

Care Instructions:

To remove dust gently wipe over with soft damp cloth, or spray or splash over with water and let it drip off immediately


I am often inspired by the wonderful photography in the lovely foodie magazines, especially one magazine from a well known supermarket….. illustrating the fresh food for you to try in their recipes! In this work I humouredly made the Plaice look rather menacing with the three pronged fork (I’d found in a Mallorcan flea market) in front of him, as though he was giving the whitebait and chillies some aggravation before their destiny in the recipe!

Cost Time
Mainland UK $19.43 5 day(s)
UK Highlands and Islands $19.43 6 day(s)
Western Europe NA NA
Rest of Europe NA NA
USA and Canada NA NA
Far East / Australia-NZ NA NA
Worldwide NA NA

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Local fresh fruit, vegetable and fish markets, both here and abroad, are the inspiration behind my ceramics. I’m excited by the colours, shapes and textures of local harvests. The vibrant displays, the neat piles of produce and the boxes of goods arranged in rows create a wonderful contrast to the busy bustle and chatter of market-goers.
The artworks I’m displaying for this event are the photographic images of my ceramic pieces which have been expertly, digitally printed onto handmade reclaimed wood panels. The printing process penetrates the indentations of the wood grain, so the finished product has its own unique characteristics, exposing textures that add to the character of the piece. After printing, I hand embellish each print and apply a matt varnish for protection making these artworks ideal for kitchen or eating areas. Each image is available in 4 sizes and will have a signed, “edition of 30” number, on the reverse.
I am delighted that my work has found homes around the Mediterranean and beyond, where they reflect the markets that inspired them! My wood panels have been chosen to be displayed in Michelin starred restaurants and a chain of gastro pubs across London.
As an artist, I haven’t always worked with clay. Having graduated from St Martin’s School of Art during the wonderfully creative and boundary-breaking era of the Seventies, I started out in the fashion & textiles industry. In 2007, my love of ceramics blossomed into the business I run today.

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