Samantha Silverton creates ceramic collages and assemblages inspired by the landscape. By capturing the essence of a place, working from a series of moments, relying on memories and emotions evoked, she explores colour and mark making with a vibrant and intuitive energy, creating expressive paintings on fired earth. Her vessels mirror and reflect the edges within the landscape with their irregular constructed forms, and the relationships between inside, outside, joins and edges. The warm tones, vibrancy and depth of colour are achieved with slips on a red earthenware clay body. Each instinctive brush stroke made is a reaction to the last, each new dab, splash and flick of colour creating a natural rhythm and flow to the work.


Selected Exhibitions

New Designers - One Year In, Business Design Centre, London

From This Land, Thrown Contemporary, London

The Winter Exhibition, Lansdown Gallery, Stroud

Portal/One year on, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran

New Designers, Business Design Centre, London

First Firing, 44AD, Bath

The Way We Eat Now, for MUSE: the collection inspires, Holburne Museum, Bath

Colour And Print, The Rostra Gallery