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Rounded Double Inversion 2003

Sarah Jane Selwood (born 1969, Scotland, UK)

Sarah-Jane Selwood is one of the country's leading potters. She studied ceramics at Edinburgh College of Art, graduating in 1991. Soon after her post-graduate year she joined the staff of the Ceramics Department. Her vessels are wheel-thrown, cut and reconstructed in porcelain or terracotta clays, high fires and glazed or hand-diamond polished. In her work Sarah-Jane explores the tensions of rhythm, line and space. She challenges the simplicity and perfection of a form with its disruption and reconstruction. From the simple curve of an original form lines emerge and she changes the internal and external space of the vessel instilling it with a suspended movement a tension a memory. Her work is held in many collections including the Royal Museum of Scotland, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the World Ceramic Exposition

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Purchased with funds from the National Collecting Scheme for Scotland which was originated and operated 2003-2006 by the Contemporary Art Society and supported by the National Lottery through the Scottish Arts Council.
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