ARTIST

Jacob Bodilly

Craft Artist

Biography

Jacob Bodilly’s pottery holds true to the philosophy of making things simple, functional and beautiful. His pots are thrown on a traditional kick-wheel and fired in a gas kiln to 1300 degrees centigrade. Using techniques derived from medieval Asian technology, Jacob is a specialist in wood ash glazing. All glazes are formulated from raw materials and years of testing have resulted in a unique glaze palette. Jacob studied a degree in Ceramic Art at Cardiff University where he was awarded the Theory Award. He lives in Devon where runs is own Pottery near the tiny hamlet of Greenham on the Devon/Somerset border.