European Ceramic Context 2014

J Kay Aplin

J Kay Aplin - Botanical Structures IV

Venue: Rønne Public library

Dates: Sept. 11th - Oct. 8th 2014

Opening event:  Sept. 11th 16.00-18.00

Regular visiting hours: Daily 09.30 – 18.00. Saturday 09.30 - 14.00. Sunday closed

Free entrance 


J Kay Aplin - Botanical Structures IV

Large-scale ceramic wall installation. Kay’s work responds to place and recurring themes are found in observing detail and pattern within nature and architecture. She is drawn to the tactile and sensory, and specialises in relief decoration. Her quest for colour has recently led her to employ porcelain, and the purity and quality of glazes that can be achieved. It is the overall effect, a combination of scale, exuberance and detail that she strives to achieve through the medium of architectural ceramics.
The series Botanical Structures was conceived during a residency at Guldagergård International Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark in summer 2013. 

J Kay Aplin is an established British architectural ceramist with a background in site- specific work for the public realm. For the last twenty years, she has had many commissions around the UK and internationally, producing a distinct range of art works that have stood the tests of weather and time. In Brighton she has turned her home into The Ceramic House. It is an evolving personal project whereby Kay is transforming her home into a work of art and making a showcase of her ceramic and glass creations.

This project is supported by the Arts Council of England with additional support from the Embassy of Denmark.