MORE INSPIRATION FOR EMERGING PRACTISES ———– GOING WITH THE POT IDEA

Charlottes

 
Statements
Recent Artist statement – Jonathan Keep
Statement for Crafts Computed – Jonathan Keep
Drawing Statement – Jonathan Keep
The Language of Pots – by Candida Wingate (Ceramics Review, no 193 Jan/Feb 2002)
Introduction to Earthness – by Linda Theophilus (Catalogue for Solo exhibition, The Pearoom, 1999)
Connections – by Les Bicknell(Catalogue for Solo exhibition, The Pearoom, 1999)
Technical Information – Jonathan Keep

 

ARTIST STATEMENT
Jonathan Keep

Nature – not objective nature out there but subjective nature within us – maker and viewer is what interests me. Us, as part of nature.

Somebody schooled in Western European Art might describe my work as sculpture, and that the content of the sculpture deals with ideas about pottery. I chose to call myself a potter in support of the gradual acceptance of pottery into mainstream Western contemporary art. Having begun to work as an artist in South Africa –…

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