About Joan Murray

Joan Murray lives and works in East Anglia, England. Her home town of Lowestoft is the most easterly place in Britain. Joan explores her chosen themes through a wide variety of materials. Her artistic practice has included drawing, ceramics, sculpture and more recently textiles.
Joan had drawings from her Map series selected for the Kettle’s Yard Open in 2006. Work from the same series was selected for the Mapping exhibition at Bury Art Gallery, Museum + Archives, Bury, Lancashire. Work from her latest drawing project was shown in the recent Elements: Material World exhibition, The Forum Norwich (2011).
Her ceramic work has been exhibited in London and widely in East Anglia. Joan’s clay stamp was used between 1986 & 2000, and is recorded in British Studio Potters’ Marks, compiled by Eric Yates-Owen and Robert Fournier, A & C Black. 1998. Her ceramic work and working methods are described and illustrated in The Art of Hand Built Ceramics by Susan Bruce, The Crow Press, 2000.
Joan has now replaced clay with textiles. Her new wall hangings are directly related to the Suffolk coast, and the designs are based on views from her beach hut.

Seaside images

Posted by Joan Murray on 18 October 2011 at 15:54 in Art

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Unfolding Image 11

Posted by Joan Murray on 13 October 2007 at 17:49 in Art

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Unfolding Image 8

Posted by Joan Murray on 13 October 2007 at 17:45 in Art

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Unfolding Image 3

Posted by Joan Murray on 13 October 2007 at 17:40 in Art

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Collar Study 2

Posted by Joan Murray on 13 October 2007 at 17:30 in Art

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