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JAMES FOLEY (aka PottersBarBrighton)

JAMES FOLEY (aka PottersBarBrighton)
Category Ceramics
Listing date September 1, 2022

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Artist’s description

I am a potter and I make hand-built porcelain and stoneware in a studio in my secluded garden behind one of the Georgian townhouses on the Kemptown seafront. The studio is used as much for music, wine and coffee as for making ceramics – hence the name, PottersBarBrighton.
After 25 years in a cockpit in the RAF, and another 25 years in a pulpit, I have decided what I want to do when I grow up and I’ve become a potter in a claypit!
I was taught at the Wrecclesham Pottery near Farnham over 25 years ago. Now, I work in hand-built porcelain, white and black stoneware. I like to use drift-wood and shells from the beach over the road to create texture or to mount my pieces.
I have enjoyed running successful Open Houses at home for several years, but this will not be possible for the November 2022 AOHs. It would be lovely if I could join another AOH this time.