Over the past few years I have been placing tiny Votive Jars out in the landscape as offerings to places that inspire me and hold significance within my work. This is an idea that came out of reading through some of my old Archaeological literature from my time at university. One area that particularly caught [...] Read More
In April of next year I am having an Exhibition at The New Craftsman, St.Ives. For this Exhibition I wanted to make some pieces with a cornish connection. Cornwall is renowned for its rich natural resources and clays, so it was an exciting opportunity to go and see what I could find. Before I left [...] Read More
I have used seaweed in my work for some time, laying it directly onto the surface of pots during firing. For years I have been meaning to test its use as a glaze component. Wood ash is commonly used in glazes as is other organic matter, I have only ever seen one reference to seaweed […]
I have been reading through some of my old Archaeological literature from my time at university and have come across some interesting concepts. One area that particularly caught my interest is the burial or deposit of objects within the landscape by the people of the Neolithic. Human bones, animal bones, tools and even pottery were […]
My brother, photojournalist Greg Rodland Buick, has completed the final edit of a short documentary about my work. I’m really pleased with how it’s turned out. The discipline of having to portray what my work is about in five or six minutes was a very insightful process. I hope you enjoy it.
I am very excited that I have been awarded a Research Grant by the Arts Council of Wales. It means that I can go to the top of hills to think about my understanding of landscape and how my work fits into it. Here [...] Read More
We went for a walk down to a nearby cove at the weekend. Sitting at the base of the cliff I noticed a trickle of water running out over the bed rock. On closer inspection the rock seemed to be decomposing. It looked like clay. [...] Read More