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Philippa Taylor

British born, Australian studio potter Philippa A. Taylor is based in Melbourne. She has her own distinctive approach to clay and a strong contemporary aesthetic, combining stoneware and porcelain into wheel-thrown vessels and wall sculptures. She earned a Bachelor of Arts (Craft) in 1994 at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and completed her honours in 1997. Taylor exhibits her work frequently in Art Awards and recently was a finalist in the Clunes Ceramic Award 2019. Her work, I walk the Line, 2019, was acquired by the Art Gallery of Ballarat in Victoria, Australia. Earlier in her career, her work was acquired by Dame Elisabeth Murdoch.


... a 1780, red jasperware beaker with a Chinese flower pattern was a chance find... It sparked a musing so enticing, with fresh eyes, I forged a new obsession and path in my practice.