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LOUISE GRIDLEY - SUGI CERAMICS

Ceramic Art  |  Community  Arts

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Hi, I'm Lou!

I am a Suffolk-based artist and educator and member of Anglian Potters and Craft Potters AssociationSugi Ceramics is the brand for my ceramics practice. The name Sugi derives from the humble Japanese art form Kintsugi; which, as a philosophy, celebrates repair, imperfection and healing. 

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” - Leonard Cohen.

My personal work centres around observations of the female form and celebrates colour, shape and pattern. I love to share my passion for the arts; I teach Visual Arts at Abbeygate Sixth Form College, Bury St Edmunds and tutor public workshops in ceramics and life drawing. As a Community Artist I design and deliver community arts outreach projects to inspire, engage and connect young people to their local culture and heritage.

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Explore my work

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Featured Project:

Abbey 1000 Legacy Mural

The sculptural murals at the rear of the Apex are gifted to the town and people of Bury St Edmunds as a legacy artwork to celebrate 1000 years of the Abbey and BSE’s rich heritage

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My Studio

Unit 4C, Station Road Industrial Estate, Elmswell, Suffolk, IP30 9HR

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