Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley

My pottery journey began 4 1⁄2 years ago after attending a Club Open weekend and Raku firing. It quickly grew from a hobby/interest to a passion. Within 6 months I had purchased my wheel then a little later a kiln. I make both functional ware and ornamental pots,...

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Anne Jillet

Anne Jillet

Anne has engaged in a creative practice most of her life. All forms of textiles have been her primary materials for her artwork for much of this time. She exhibited through a number galleries in Australia with works going to collections here and overseas. Like several...

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Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan I joined the club in late 2018 after visiting pottery exhibitions at the V&A and The Met. These were magnificent collections that quite blew my mind! I became so fascinated by the timeless beauty and functionality of ancient pottery that I decided to...

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Monique Burkhead

Monique Burkhead

Monique Burkhead is a ceramic artist who lives in Cairns, Far North Queensland. Born in Rarotonga, Cook Island and raised in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. She always had a strong interest in art, from primary school through to high school, and beyond. She began her...

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Gabrielle Cooney

Gabrielle Cooney

My passion with ceramics began as a school girl and has increased in the past 5 years. My label Flintstone Designs started because I make quirky critter type bowls with legs and different personalities. Recently I have been making large egg and ball shaped sculptural...

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Callie McLean

Callie McLean

After making clay finger puppets at after school care as a child, I was hooked and for 33 years I've been using clay for my sanity. I started my studies at Canberra Potters Society back in 1989 and got my first wheel in 1990. In 2008 I completed a visual arts degree...

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Masae Iwagishi

Masae Iwagishi

I stepped into TAFE Ceramic course in 1990 with a friend of mine. That was the beginning of my journey of pottery. In the class, it wasn't as free as we are now, but there were various assignments, grade marks were attached, and grade reports were sent every term. I...

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Cate Mahoney

Cate Mahoney

I joined the Potter’s Club over 20 years ago so I could use the glass kilns after doing a glass slumping/lampwork course run by Judith Bohm-Parr. A few years ago, I attended classes run by Yuki which led me to the open day at CPC where I became a member once again....

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Alicia Sue See

Alicia Sue See

I grew up watching my dad on the pottery wheel so I have always been interested in ceramics. The fact that he built his own kiln is way cooler to me now than when I was 6 and just thought it was a good hiding spot for hide and seek (eeeek). Like my dad did in the...

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Edmund Loo

Edmund Loo

I have recently moved from Sydney to Cairns. I graduated from the National Art School, Sydney in 1997 where I studied Ceramics. Due to work and family commitments, I had little time to work on my ceramic projects until I stopped work four years ago. I then did a TAFE...

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