I really don’t know how these cute things keep finding me.
Minding my own business, I hear a little voice saying: “This has got your name written all over it.”
Investigating further, I see the piece that caught my eye was made by a UK artist. Again.
So much talent across the pond!
It’s time we had a good ceramics fix, and no one better to do just that than Katie Almond. You know me, I like charming and quirky.
Katie’s based in Rutland in the East Midlands. Rutland is the smallest historic county in England (18 miles N to S, 17 miles E to W). Tiny! It’s motto: “Much in Little.”
This sort of describes Katie’s work: she includes a lot of beautiful detail on each of her ceramic canvases, a blend of hand-painting + found vintage ephemera.
An honors graduate in Design Crafts from DeMontfort University in Leicester, she set up her studio in 2009 and has exhibited throughout the UK.