Author Profile
June Raby

June Raby is an artist and scholar. Her work is obliquely narrative and sculptural, and has exhibited extensively. She has taught in a number of art colleges in the United Kingdom, and earned a PhD from University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, England, in 2015.


Elspeth Owen. Vessel, 1987. Pinch pot, Earthstone clay fired with oxides and seaweed, approx. 8 x 5 x 5 in. Photo by author.
Elspeth Owen is very much concerned with the tactile qualities inherent in her forms while she is making them. She is less interested in the finished pieces, and the idea of putting them behind glass so that they can’t be touched is an anathema to her.