Art in Clay – Tatyanna Meharry, Andrew Carran

Not to be missed this month is joint exhibition Art in Clay by Christchurch potter Tatyanna Meharry of The Busy Finch and fellow ceramicist Andrew Carran, at The Tin Palace in Lyttelton.

Flood Tide Mark Jugs by Tatyanna Meharry, Tide Mark Jugs by Tatyanna Meharry

Tatyanna Meharry teaches pottery at Risingholme Community Centre and works as The Busy Finch creating artisan ceramics for the home. She also makes more experimental ceramics for show and has exhibited widely, most recently at Sculpture on the Peninsula. In 2013 she and her sister Natasha won the Supreme Award at the World of Wearable Arts for their stunning ceramic two-garment entry, The Exchange.

Andrew Carran has been working in clay for the past six years after a long career in soil and environmental science. He also teaches pottery at Risingholme and has a special interest in glaze development and using local rock and earth materials in his work.

The Tin Palace is at 13a Oxford Street, Lyttelton. The exhibition is open 10–25 May, Thursdays and Fridays 12pm–4pm and Saturdays and Sundays 10am–4pm, so if you’re in the area make sure you don’t miss their stunning creations.

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