Create your own clay relief tile in this workshop led by artist Phil Root and inspired by Lucy Stein’s exhibition. Referencing imagery from Medieval art, Celtic symbols, mystical signs, heraldry and standing stones, learn new ceramic techniques and use tools to build up your own bespoke tile to take away.
This event is taking place in person, in small groups of five at a time in the Spike Island Associates space. Please book a timeslot (either 2pm, 3pm or 4pm).
These monthly activity sessions are led by artists. Visitors of all ages and abilities can try out new techniques and approaches to making art, from drawing and painting to collage, sculpture and animation.
Bristol-based artist Phil Root works primarily with ceramics, pigment and textiles. The output from the studio he co-runs – Counterslip Clay – is often displayed in assemblages or installations which explore personal and esoteric histories, and our relationship to nature, human settlement and our place within the world. He has exhibited at the ICA, Serpentine and Jerwood Visual Arts (all London) and at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow as The Grantchester Pottery of which he is co-founder. In 2018 he co-founded Caraboo Projects in Bristol and is a visiting lecturer at UWE Bristol.