Life in the Studio: Connecting Ceramics and Garden with Frances Palmer
May 20 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join us as we explore the the inspiration behind Frances Palmer’s exquisite ceramic creations and the link between her home cutting garden and how it lends itself to her boundless creativity. Guests to this lecture will get a peak into this awe-inspiring world.
In this illustrated talk Frances traces how the ceramics and flowers are inextricably combined in her daily creative process. Using the stunning photographs from her recent book, Life in the Studio, Frances shares the story of her artistic journey. Following the presentation, Frances will offer a live demonstration of her honed methods and techniques for displaying her blooms during a floral arranging demonstration.
Her book, Life in the Studio will be available for purchase following the lecture.
Frances Palmer is a potter and gardener, practicing for over 34 years from her home and studio in Weston, Connecticut. Frances studied art history at Columbia University. Her handmade, functional ceramics have been exhibited and sold internationally including at Fotografiska, March, Moda Operandi, Neue Galerie, Object & Thing and Wave Hill. Since 2017, Frances has collaborated with the design-led ceramic manufactory 1882 Ltd. on a collection of creamware for the table. Her work is represented in leading private craft and contemporary art collections around the world. She is often featured in publications including British House & Garden, Elle Decor, House & Garden, T: The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal and The World of Interiors.
HHG Members $25