School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Jo-Anna Duncalf

Born: 1965, UK, Wales, Old Colwyn

Ceramicist. She studied a BA in Ceramics at South Glamorgan Faculty of Art and Design, Cardiff (1985-1988) and travelled after graduating with the help of a British Art Council travel grant and a Welsh Arts Council Grant (1988). She attended the International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokaname, Japan, and was employed by Tobo Sugie Ceramic Factory in Tokaname and worked under ceramic artist Masamichi Yoshikawa. She had two solo shows in Japan before she left to continue her travels (1989). She was artist in residence at Whitecliffe Art School, Auckland, New Zealand and worked in Australia during 1990-91. She gained a PGCE in Art and Design from the Institute of Education, London (1992) and went on to do artist residencies in England and Wales. Her work in the past consisted of thrown and assembled raku-fired amphora forms inspired by Egyptian precedents. Her current work has developed more figuratively and now explores the theme of androgyny. She handbuilds, using slips for colouring and nepheline syenite glazes for the figurative work. . Her work has been included in group and solo exhibitions in Britain and abroad. She has taken many residencies, in York, England and New Zealand

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

[Tripod pot] C1188 Ceramics