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Doris Boyd | The Wife of Australian Studio Pottery

  Australian artist, painter and ceramicist, Doris Lucy Eleanor Bloomfield Boyd (née Gough), was born on 20 November, 1888. Doris Gough was the youngest of six children, born to Victorian Naval Forces Lieutenant, Thomas Bunbury Gough, and Evelyn Anna Walker Gough … Continue reading

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William Merric Boyd | The Father of Australian Studio Pottery

Australian artist, ceramicist and sculptor, William Merric Boyd, known as Merric Boyd was born in the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda, on 24 June, 1888. He has become “the father of Australian studio pottery”. The second son of Arthur Merric … Continue reading

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Centaur and the Urban Angels

Wendy Reiss is a Melbourne ceramic artist, designer, drawer and painter. She gives classes in ceramic sculpture from her home studio in Carrum. She is the artist of two ceramic (mixed media) sculptures at the exterior of the Kingston Arts … Continue reading

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Ever heard of the Barcade boys?

Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of coloured glass, stone, or other materials. Small pieces, normally roughly quadratic, of stone or glass of different colors, known as tesserae, (diminutive tessellae), are used to … Continue reading

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