David Allnatt

David Allnatt

Concepts
All of my work is hand built with red earthenware clays and fired up to 1160 degrees centigrade. Using a combination of glaze formulas and firing temperatures I build up textural surfaces in a range of rich colours. The recent forms have developed through a study of human and animal gestures.Influences
Ancient cultures, The natural world; own cultural identity (White, British); own gender
(Male); Sexual Identity (Heterosexual)Career path
Qualifications:
1966 Foundation Studies Dip AD Graphics and 3D Design, Sutton School of Art, Surrey

Teaching Experience:
1994 Part-time Lecturer, Ceramics Department, Coventry University
1994 Visiting Lecturer, Ceramics Department, Mid-Warwickshire College
1979 Part-time Lecturer, Ceramics Department, Sutton College of Liberal Arts, Sutton, Surrey

Areas of work:
Adult education
Community arts
Exhibiting
Lecturing
Private commissions
Public art
Studio workshop technician
Visual arts consultancy
Workshops


Collections:
Birmingham City Art Gallery
Sutton College of Liberal Arts, Sutton, Surrey
Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry
Derbyshire Museum Service
Evershed, Wells and Hind, Birmingham
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Location Napton on the Hill, West Midlands
Website http://www.allnattceramics.com