Mari is writing, researching and in the last few years exploring creativity in her new ceramic journey.

London and Stroud

Mari since 2018 is developing her creative practice and studying ceramics, within several studio potteries and colleges in the South Cotswolds and ad hoc workshops with ceramic artists in the UK.

Autumn 2021 – Artist residency programme at Hawkwood College – The programme is supported by The Francis W Reckitt Arts Trust, the DCMS & Arts Council England. Read more about the residency on the Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking website.

May 2021 – Member of the ClayLoft, an open access ceramics studio in South Gloucestershire managed and owned by Creative Director and Master Potter Tom Knowles Jackson.

Courses, Training & Learning

September 2021 – December 2021
History of Ceramic Sculpture course with lectures by artist and teacher Emily Joy at the School of Art, SGS College, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

September March 2021
Weekly Pottery Sessions with Facilitator and Potter John West. Lansdown Pottery, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

September 2018 March 2020
Weekly Pottery Sessions with facilitator & Potter Dawn Almasi at the Stroud Pottery in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

April 2019 July 2019
Ceramics – Intermediate Course. Stroud School of Art, Stroud. Tutor: Aimée Lax.


Mari is a Member of the London Potters, London.

Mari is now displaying her work for sale on the Saatchi Art website.


Researching & Writing

  • Researching: Working and making with clay as a therapeutic approach for mending and recovering from trauma.
  • Drafting: Dented – a story … on making, pottering, recovering and discovering. A personal memoir / writing journey into making and mending.

  • Curating
  • Working on an exhibition for spring 2023. Open call and more info for submissions

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