About Chloë

Chloë is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC), the Craft Potter’s Association (UK), Ceramics Ireland, the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s Education Panel and the Teaching Council of Ireland.

In 2008 Chloë completed a BA (Hons) in Fine Art Ceramics, Galway, followed by a Higher Diploma in Art Teaching at Limerick School of Art and Design in 2009. She went on to complete an MA in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Limerick.

Chloë creates tactile porcelain tableware. Craftsmanship and attention to detail are paramount in her work.

Every element of design has been considered to stimulate and heighten the user’s experience of the piece. The work is wheel-thrown and then altered. Chloë adds a spiral in the soft clay, then makes an indent where the handle will go. This allows for stimulation of the sense of touch and makes the mugs very comfortable to hold. She also indents a line into the handles intended as a texture for the thumb to explore. The rims of the mugs are thrown thinly which is crisp and pleasing for the lips. The base of each piece is individually polished leaving the translucent porcelain soft to the touch. The glossy glaze compliments the curves and echoes the use of liquid. Chloë employs a soft, contemporary colour pallet reflecting the subtleties of colour she sees within her environment. She mixes the glazes by hand to recipes she has created specifically for these pieces.