Portfolio

Like a gallery map, this portfolio gives a brief overview of the different kinds of work I make in clay, handmade paper and driftwood, as well as artist’s books and sculpture, with links to the relevant pages for images and examples.

Liz Mathews with Thames to Dunkirk in the British Library's Writing Britain exhibition 2012

Artist’s books and bookworks

Books in clay and handmade paper

from the small to the very large

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Prism (detail) - paperwork by Liz Mathews, text by Winifred Nicholson

Paperworks

Text-based artworks

on handmade paper

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Thames song (banner by Liz Mathews - detail)Banners

Wall-hanging artworks

in clay, driftwood

and other found materials

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Waterfall (text by Valentine Ackland)Waterfalls

Flowing cataracts

of poetry

in clay

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Love flows (detail) text by Frances BinghamWater Vessels

Big bowls

thrown

in white stoneware

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Heart feast potsinner space

Contemporary pottery

thrown in white stoneware

filled with colour

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Earthshine rough magic potsRough magic

Songs without words-

pots unglazed outside

with brushwork colour

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Nightsilver CandleholderTreasure in Earth

Thrown pots,

often textured

with 9 carat gold lustres

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Meadow potsMeadow pots

Pots for use and pleasure

with herbs, fruit and flowers

and of course poetry

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Queen Anne house portrait (detail)Architectural reliefs & house portraits

Small-scale architectural studies

meticulously hand-built

in low relief sculpture,

in terracotta or stoneware

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Invocation in 72 Fragments - detail (text by Sappho)Invocations

Large-scale artworks

made with reclaimed

materials

and clay panels

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All images copyright Liz Mathews

Permission needed for any use of any image.

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