Meet The Maker – Charlotte Hupfield

Charlotte Hupfield - Ceramicist

Charlotte Hupfield – Ceramicist

Charlotte graduated from Coventry University in 2008 with a BA Hons Degree in Surface Decoration. Charlotte used her time at Coventry to to explore and specialise in ceramics.

Large Bonsai Dish

Large Bonsai Dish

Having always been attracted to natural surroundings and organic surfaces, Charlotte is drawn to the textures within the world around us. Her work explores the landscape and the detail of many different natural surfaces.

Curved panel

Curved panel

 

Curved panel

Curved panel

Whilst concealed amongst these surroundings, Charlotte feels relaxed and at home. She finds it amazing to see the changes in rocks and coves caused by weathering and erosion from the sea.

Organic Meadow Plate

Organic Meadow Plate

Charlotte loves the bumpy and colourful linear patterns found within fields and hills, and the surfaces in nature where no two marks are ever the same – it is this particular aspect that her ceramics connect to.

Blue Breeze Curve

Blue Breeze Curve

Before constructing the ceramic forms, Charlotte produces mixed-media drawings and prints, which inform the surfaces of the clay.

Coaster sets

Coaster sets

Charlotte’s interest and passion for ceramics is growing rapidly the more she experiences new ideas, and for every piece of work that she finishes.

Oval Bonsai Tree

Oval Bonsai Tree

Charlotte is fascinated by the qualities of the material and likes to keep her work full of excitement. She relishes in constructing an object using her hands to thoroughly engage with what she is making.

Small Butterfly

Small Butterfly

Each piece of Charlotte’s work is hand built and glazed with love using locally sourced materials. Charlotte’s pieces are then fired in an electric kiln up to 1260°C and can be used for interior and exterior display or function.

Small panels

Small panels

 

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