Amanda Popham is one of our favourite ceramicists.
Instantly recognisable, Amanda Popham’s bottles and vessels are the product of a lifetime’s devotion to drawing as a means of expressing an idea or emotion and to the tradition of ceramics itself. From the earliest years of her art career she has had an ever-widening circle of collectors for her idiosyncratic and fantastic pieces.
Amanda studied at a thrilling time for those working in the field of ceramics and studio pottery. Old rules were being broken and a drive for experimentation at every level gave Amanda and her contemporaries a buzz for pushing boundaries, letting their imaginations drive the work.
At the Royal College of Art, in
Amanda's reputation was established at