Lindy Martin

Lindy Martin

Specialist Art Forms
Ceramic

Artist Profile
I graduated in 2014 with a First Class Honours Degree in Ceramics from the Carmarthen School of Art, Coleg Sir Gar. I am a registered artist with Arts Care Gofal Celf, a charity promoting community projects with artists.

Artists Biography
I live near to Carmarthen Bay, a fascinating conjunction of three rivers where the boundaries of land, sky and sea meet and move in constantly changing patterns. Walking on the beach as often as I can, I am drawn to random objects washed up on the shore.

My work aims to question this. It is always hand-built and does not hide the marks which show how it was made. The material is not disguised either, I like to let the clay have a say in its form and texture and choose firings in which the actions of the flames make their own marks.

I find these visually fascinating, they have been sculpted and painted by the elements but also intriguing, is the story of how they got there.

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