Exceptional British Craft - Furniture, Homewares & Gifts

Dylan Bowen

Slipware potter

Renowned for his loosely thrown monochromatic slipware, Dylan Bowen is a well-established slipware potter. Having trained at the Shebbear Pottery in north Devon and Camberwell School of Art in London, Dylan and his partner Jane Bowen, who is also a potter, now work from their studio in Oxford. Read More

Dylan’s wheel thrown and hand-built slip earthenware are a balance between traditional ceramics and works of painterly art. He pours, trails and brushes slip – a liquid form of clay used to decorate objects – onto his pieces and is inspired by music and abstract expressionism. The making and decorating process blend together so that the spontaneity and energy invested in the creative process are embodied in the finished piece.

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