A series of porcelain pieces related to beachcombing. These are all individually handmade and responding to the idea of fragments of man-made object. Inspiration comes from collecting plastic, rusty metal, sections of machinery, everyday flotsam and jetsom. Pieces...
A series of boxed assemblages 2010 to present, related to beachcombing and finding worn eroded and weathered objects. Porcelain with glaze and collages with maps of Scotland coastline. All boxes unique.
Jenny has been using different formers including fabric and chicken wire to produce objects which have different pigments in them and then sand/shot blasted to reveal eroded surfaces. These are being designed for use in gardens and outdoor spaces.
Bone related fragments handmade in porcelain, installed as part of Craft and Biodiversity exhibition at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, 2010
Large piece, around 2.5m high concrete bone form, unfinished, still to be adjusted in shape and sandblasted surface, along with a plinth.
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Project Space Jenny was awarded a Craft Makers Award in 2011 from the City of Edinburgh Council for research and development of large scale bone and rock related sculptures. She used this to fund a short time at the Edinburgh Sculpture...
The piece started at Sunderland was then installed at Cockenzie Harbour, in East Lothian , as part of the 3 Harbours Festival in May 2011. It was installed at low tide and took 4 people with ropes to lift onto large 'plinth'.
During 2011 Jenny has been making larger pieces of sculpture for outdoor and garden use. This has led to experimenting with concrete as a medium, as a way of increasing size, and as an additional material to ceramic and porcelain .
'And This Too' 2 pieces made of porcelain and stoneware clay with added organic material, made at Sunderland University as part of AA2A scheme and recently fired and sandblasted in Edinburgh. They are each around 1m long. Work was inspired by eroded rock...
A series of porcelain spoons , originally started in 2002, with volcanic glaze and related to archeological finds
Open Form Porcelain and stoneware piece, approx 45cm wide, related to bone section and eroded surfaces
Porcelain wave form made in response to breathing, 2008
Jenny makes a range of porcelain and silver jewellery. New range of necklaces with beads have just been made. Work can be bought from Concrete Wardrobe in Edinburgh or from the Bevere Gallery in Worcester, where there is also an online shop.
Part of a series of porcelain pieces with added organic materials which are related to the internal structure of bones. They are also related to the worn surfaces found on bones found on the beach with weathered textures.
Open Studios at Coburg House, this coming Saturday and Sunday 3/4th December. Do come along and see the Edinburg Ceramic Studio artists work, along side everyone else in the bulding , around 70 in all. Lots to see, great artwork, interesting people to meet and a few...
Hand built porcelain bottle. Part of the series based on breathing.
Small porcelain beakers with volcanic glaze. Series started in 2002 and still being made. related to archeological finds, weathered surfaces and erosion.
Jenny runs evening classes from her studio at Coburg as well as running community groups. click here to visit page
Jenny makes individually made porcelain objects related to bones and beachcombing. She started them as models for larger forms and liked them in their own right, so has now made several hundred, displaed as collections and installations.
Eco friendly concrete using limecrete and recycled aggregate. Jenny has been researching and experimenting with different types of concrete to produce larger pieces of work, that are less environmentally damaging than regular concrete. This work is designed for...