Tom Knowles Jackson makes reduction-fired stoneware, both functionware and decorative pieces, in his studio near Stroud.
He also runs The Clay Loft, a ceramic maker space, next to his studio and manufactures pottery equipment and tools.
Tom was a finalist on the first series of the Great Pottery Throwdown on the BBC in 2015.
“I am a thrower, making all of my pots on a McMeekin momentum wheel. I make functional stoneware for the table, oven and sideboard with an emphasis on the ceremony of eating and drinking.
“My work is stoneware, high fired in gas reduction and decorated using a small range of my own glazes derived from iron, copper and wood ash.
“I enjoy making simple enduring forms that have function and purpose and that can bring joy to daily routines of eating, drinking and sharing. My work is focused on creating beautiful, usable ceramics: vessels, containers and forms that have a robust yet refined aesthetic.”
Oct 12-Nov 30, Tue-Sat 10.15am-5.30pm. For more info, visit www.pottersbristol.com