Jennifer Turnbull, Jailhouse Studio and Garden
Kāpiti Arts Trail: Guide Listing no. 100
Artistic medium: Ceramics/Pottery
Jennifer has been a ceramic artist for over 30 years. Diploma of Fine Arts (Ceramics) 1990. She tutors for Otago School of Fine Arts as a distance tutor/supervisor for the Diploma of Arts and Design (Ceramics), and teaches Adult night classes for Ōtaki Pottery Club. She also runs specialised workshops each year. Her work has won many awards and is in collections here and overseas.
Jennifer works in a variety of clays, and fires in electric and gas, and wood kilns, and uses a combination of techniques including throwing, altering, slab work and hand building. Throughout the year, she focuses on groups or series of works, which each has a theme for an exhibition or commission. She also produces a range of domestic ware and garden pieces. This offers visitors the possibility of seeing a variety of styles and techniques. She draws inspiration from the landscape, her garden and flora of New Zealand, specially the Kāpiti Coast. See her website for more information.
Payment options available: Eftpos available
Accessibility: Suitable for children, elderly, pushchairs. Wheelchair access to garden, gravel and grass, but no access into studio.
View us on the Kāpiti Arts Trail map 2019