Libby Gillies biography
Libby Gillies is a practicing multi-media artist and designer, specialising in both mould making and hand building using glass and clay in both sculptural and functional work. Her playful and often humorous work evokes contemplation on the power and place we each hold in society.
She regularly exhibits in and around UK museums, galleries and virtual exhibitions. Working alongside contemporary curators to develop relationships with communities and connection to heritage and feminist practice.
Her work is influenced and inspired by experiences had whilst raising a family of 8 children as they travelled Europe and Asia, observing the lives and roles that women hold.
With 30 years of artistic experience and developing her own practice whilst studying BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramic Design at Wolverhampton University, she offers an extensive range of knowledge in ceramic techniques.
Her classes aim to offer participants an opportunity to both gain elementary knowledge of mould making, slip casting and surface decoration, along with developing creative potential and relationship to material.
Courses taught by Libby Gillies
Ceramics Workshop (CE07 Spring)
Explore Ceramics : Clay Porcelain & Mould Making (CE102 Spring)
Introduction to Ceramics (CE106 Spring)
Introduction to Ceramics (CE109 Spring)
Ceramics Workshop (CE07 Summer)
Explore Ceramics : Clay, Porcelain & Mould Making (CE102 Summer)
Introduction to Ceramics (CE106 Summer)
Introduction to Ceramics (CE109 Summer)