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Jane Perryman Bio


Jane Perryman is known internationally for developing the ancient and traditional processes of smoke firing and transforming them into a contemporary art form. She combines studio work with writing and her books are published in the UK, America, France and Germany.

            For many years her work has investigated the vessel through traditional techniques of handbuilding, burnishing and smoke firing. Recently she has developed  ideas which allude to the timeless vessel form as well as referencing contemporary urban structures such as buildings, walls and bridges.  This sculptural work explores tension and balance where two forms are placed together as well the ambiguity of weight through internal space. The composite pieces  invite interaction through repositioning into new arrangements and compositions.





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