Bath Abbey: Hospitality
Andrew has produced two series of ceramic works for this exhibition. The first is a set of large porcelain bowl forms with rounded bases.
Their profiles bring to mind the shapes of Bronze Age Cycladic ceremonial and feasting vessels; their size suggests hospitality and plenty.
The second is a series of three families of thrown porcelain vessels where coloured slip has been combined to form abstract, painterly surfaces. From a certain perspective we observe the outward geometric forms but are also drawn in by their organic surfaces; are we looking at domestic vessels, searching clouds for hidden patterns or observing a cityscape? The