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Howard Gardiner

My work is mainly produced in stoneware using a variety of ceramic techniques. I throw and hand build mainly one-off pieces which are influenced by a variety of historical ceramic connections. I have been interested in classical Greek, Roman and Chinese ceramics as well as Twentieth Century Studio pottery. My work uses clay slips and glazes which I make up from tried and tested recipes.

I have been creating pieces in which the aesthetic shapes show the delicate balance between shape, form and line.

I have used many hand processes in stoneware and porcelain to create groups of pots Experimenting with clay slips and oxides in conjunction with a variety of glazes to enhance the final surface.

T: 07956 422360




Ilkley Arts mission is to promote and celebrate the arts in Ilkley and surrounding areas to enrich the lives of residents and visitors and to support and help the development of our exhibiting artists.

Ilkley Arts works with a wide range of organisations to achieve this mission from those whose focus is on developing young artists such as Art School Ilkley and Nell Bank Outdoor Education Centre as well as partnerships with Ilkley Manor House, Outside the Box, Ilkley Literature Festival and the Ilkley Playhouse.

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