Meet the members of Claywirks

Anna Tatler

Anna Tatler

Debbie Johnson

Debbie Johnson

I enjoy using the beauty of the countryside and some of its livestock as a focus. The work of Samuel Palmer is also inspirational.

Louise Dunning

Louise Dunning

Louise Dunning’s colourful, abstract designs are partly inspired by the Derbyshire landscape.

Pauline Wright

Pauline Wright

Rosemary Rennie

Rosemary Rennie

A recently retired architect, Rosemary Rennie has returned to pottery after a 45 year break.

Susan Olumide

Susan Olumide

Ceramics Inspired by Ancient Trees and Prehistoric Art

Toby Bennett

Toby Bennett

My work is led by an interest in form and exploration of the materials themselves to produce functional pots.

Tracey Holt Walkden

Tracey Holt Walkden

After 20 years curating exhibitions, Tracey currently invests her creative energy in clay.

Vanessa Marriott

Vanessa Marriott

I am working mainly with slab work and tiles taking inspiration from beautiful wild Derbyshire and its colours, textures, and seasons.

Susie Botting

Susie Botting

I have vivid memories of first learning to make coiled earthenware snails and how exciting it was to feel the clay and to see the finished product coming out of the kiln.

Past members

Amanda Graham

Amanda Graham

Working in clay is a new experience for me, and one which has opened up new and exciting creative processes.

Andrea Leigh

Andrea Leigh

Andrea’s love of wildlife and the peak district landscape inspires her ceramic work.

Eileen Coult

Eileen Coult

Graeme McKenna

Graeme McKenna

For the last five years I have been throwing pots using stoneware clay, attempting to make lighter ware and exploring the use of slip and underglaze.

Heather Duncan

Heather Duncan

Heather Duncan is a Derbyshire based artist, known for her dramatic abstract oil paintings. Pottery is her tactile creative ‘therapy’…

Inga Heppleston

Inga Heppleston

Inga's current work at Claywirks is thrown in red earthenware clay with the addition of slip.

Matt Cook

Matt Cook

Matt's first experience with clay came 6 years ago in the North East when attending a short evening course – at the request of his wife Lucy.

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