Side Street is awarded an Honourable Mention

The awards for the Big Fish Small Pot VI International Small Teapot Exhibition have recently been announced. My piece was awarded an honourable mention. It is truly an honour.This is the second year in a row that I have received this award. My last year’s entry ” Fool’s Gold also selected for an honourable mention in “Big Fish Small Pot V”. This year’s show should be posted online soon. I’m looking forward to seeing all the wonderful teapots.

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A pot should be…

A pot should be viewed within the length of a human arm.
– Bernard Leach

This statement refers to the intimacy of the ceramic medium. It is a deceptively simple idea which has deep resonance in my life as a potter. There are layers of meaning here.