I am Peter Garrard, a Gloucestershire based artist and clay sculptor. I gained a 1st class honours degree in 3D Design at Manchester Metropolitan University and studied Ceramics at Alfred University in New York State, USA.
I create functional and sculptural hand built ceramics for the home and garden from my studio in Gloucester. I regularly exhibit and make bespoke pieces to commission. Some of my work I repeat on a regular basis whilst other pieces are unique.
As an artist I am interested in the visual world around me. At different times I become absorbed in the human figure, architecture or the natural world; pretty much everything! However, underlying much of my work is a fascination in artefacts from the past such as ancient Chinese bronzes, medieval carvings and pre-Renaissance biblical imagery.
I am also a professional tutor with extensive experience in secondary and further education and offer a range of art classes, pottery courses and ceramics workshops for adults and children.
I am currently running clay pottery courses and art classes in Painting and Drawing, Watercolour and Clay Pottery and ceramic sculpture and run educational and leisure workshops in Gloucester, Cheltenham, the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire for adults and children.
Contact me at email@example.com.