A collection of new work from the talented Ceramic Artist, Kate Schuricht.
Kate Schuricht is an established British ceramic artist working in raku and stoneware. Kate studied Three Dimensional Design at the University of Brighton, specialising in ceramics and visual research.After graduating in 1996, Kate was selected for an international ceramic residency in Japan, where she worked alongside established Japanese, Korean and American artists. Today Kate has her studio at home in rural Kent.
Originating for ancient Japanese firings, glazed pieces are rapidly heated in a gas kiln to approximately 1000 degrees C. Once the glaze is molten the pieces are removed using tongs and quickly covered in sawdust. As the sawdust hits the glazed pots, it burns into the surface, delineating the glaze in a range of crackles.....the Raku process ensures that no two pieces are ever the same...
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