CERAMIC ARTIST (PA)
My interest in working with clay probably started in the early 1980s and I later expanded my work to include metals and paper/fiber. My education was mainly through various workshops at Penland School of Craft in NC. I built a large gas kiln and over the years acquired more equipment for my studio in East Fallowfield. My work has been exhibited locally and is also in private collections.
Creating is an integral part of my life. Working with clay, natural fiber, and metal connects with Earth. Their transformation is alluring and fascinating to me - as it has been to humans through the ages. Myths, animals and other forms of nature influence my work. Capturing and expressing the essence or spirit, not soley a realistic portrayal, is my goal. I would be delighted if my functional work is enjoyed in everyday use and my non-functional work provides visual pleasure/provokes contemplation.
PURCHASE WORK BY JILL BEECH AT JAM GALLERY
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