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:

Kathryn Hearn

Born: 1953, UK, England, Cheshire

Ceramicist. Surname Lawrence at the time of purchase in 1981. She trained at Loughborough College of Art and in 1979 started her own pottery in Cumbria. She has described her work as 'Agateware', achieved by casting several strata of different coloured clays. The shapes are then carved and rubbed to give unusual effects and colours. In 1989 she became head of Ceramics at Central St Martins College of Art and Design. Since 2000 known as Kathryn Hearn. Currently (2016) living on the fens in Cambridgeshire making hand-built paper porcelain with 'strata'd inclusions'.

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Yellow Pod C999 Ceramics