Rosemary Jacks

Working from her studio in the old village bakery, in Musbury, in East
Devon, Rosemary makes a selection of wheel thrown, earthenware
pottery. Influenced by traditional slipware and the harvest jugs from
North Devon and taking reference from the natural world around her
home, her pieces are both fun and functional. Quirky decoration of bird,
animal and plant motifs using a variety of techniques, such as sgraffito,
paper resist and brush work, cover her boldly thrown pieces. The
application of oxides and underglaze colours, under a soft clear glaze give
a subtle earthy quality which would fit both country and contemporary
homes and make for an interesting and cheerful additional to any kitchen.
More recently Rosemary has been developing her skills by making more
complex pieces, influenced by 18th and 19th century country house
tableware and is developing a range of new pieces taking inspiration from
English Delftware and other blue and white historical pieces.
Rosemary sells her work at a number of galleries throughout the UK, and
attends fayres in the South West including The Contemporary Craft
Festival 2016, River Cottage Spring Food Festival, Nourish, Sidmouth Folk
Festival, Clay: A Festival of Ceramics and Devon Art Festival.

Potter Rosemary Jacks at work