Mary & Bob Kershaw
The Robert James Studio
Located close to the South Coast in Sompting, West Sussex, a husband and wife team.|
We formed the Robert James Studio in 1997.
Mary E Kershaw: Profile|
- Mary died in September 2021 but her unique
work lives on in the UK, mainland Europe, North America, Australia and Japan.
Because of this, Mary continues to be represented on this website in the
present tense. A few examples of her work remain available for purchase.
Sculptor and artist, working with clay since 1994, with the background
of working as a professional portrait artist since 1980.
- From 1999 to 2017, she provided private tuition in ceramic sculpture,
modelling and hand-building; also in drawing and painting.
Apart from selling her work directly to the public, Mary fulfilled a number
- Her work has also been sold through various galleries. Please contact
for details of current availability from the studio.
August 2018 - January 2023: work sold by Ragleth Gallery, Church Stretton, Shropshire.
- Publication: images of Mary's work
are featured in Lark Books 500-series:
- 500 Figures in Clay - Ceramic
Artists Celebrate the Human Form
- 500 Animals in Clay - Contemporary
Expressions of the Animal Form
- 'Ceramics: Art and Perception
' - Issue #76 (2009) - an in-depth illustrated opinion article by Julie-Anne
Ure: "The Work of Mary Kershaw - Of Ancient Altars and Alchemy"
- 'Keramiek' - August
2010 (Yr 36 / Issue #4) - "The Parallel World of Mary Kershaw" (text in
Bob Kershaw: Profile|
Originally worked in a supporting role as technician, glaze chemist
Subsequently developed wheel-throwing skills, producing both functional
and ornamental/decorative studio pottery in stoneware and porcelain.
I continue to develop and produce all of the glazes used in our studio.
- From 1999 to 2017, I provided private tuition, specialising in throwing for complete beginners through to intermediate level.
Apart from selling my work directly to the public, both from our
studio and at exhibitions, I have fulfilled a variety
My work has also been sold through various galleries.
Please contact me for details of current availability from the studio
and in galleries.
We are included in the Third Edition (2015) of British Studio Potters' MarksCommissions
are invited for studio pottery
For more information, please email to email@example.com or telephone (+44) 01903 751 592
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