Meet the artist; Pam Shellard
What is your background / where are you based?
I attended the Bath Art school as a child and developed a love of art from an early age.
I trained in ceramics at the Bristol School of Art on their HND course. I now work from my studio in the garden of my home in Bath
What inspires you?
I was inspired by my hobby of knitting and sewing to create work in porcelain showing the textile patterns.
What are your aspirations as an artist in the coming months / years?
To improve on my throwing skills to enable me to explore other forms and textures
What is your most memorable piece of work and why?
A lacy knit bowl dipped in porcelain slip produced for my end of year show, bought by Ken Stradling for the Bristol Guild museum.
What hints and tips would you give fellow artists?
A huge amount of patience and perseverance is needed in designing, making and marketing one’s work.