Work life Balance, Creativity, and a 10 year apprenticeship with Florian Gadsby | WAM CAST #0052

Work life Balance, Creativity, and a 10 year apprenticeship with Florian Gadsby | WAM CAST #0052

Welcome to Episode 52 of our We Are Makers podcast. In this episode, hosts Jack and Kate are joined by the talented ceramicist Florian Gadsby, as they sit down in North London for an insightful conversation.

Florian Gadsby is a renowned ceramicist based in North London, and for the past five years, he has been sharing his artistic journey on Instagram. Through his posts, Florian not only showcases his exquisite tableware, one-of-a-kind decorative and sculptural vessels, and occasional commissions, but also delves into the processes, ideas, and discoveries behind his craft. To provide even more depth and detail, Florian has recently ventured into creating in-depth videos on YouTube, where he discusses his processes, making philosophies, and showcases the intricate art of pottery-making.

If you're interested in acquiring Florian's exceptional pieces, be sure to follow his Instagram page for announcements about his online shop openings. Additionally, signing up for his mailing list will grant you advanced notice of upcoming shop releases. For any further inquiries, you can easily reach Florian through his contact page.

Florian's passion for pottery was ignited during his time at the Rudolf Steiner School, where he pursued ceramics for both GCSEs and A-Levels. Under the guidance of his teacher Caroline Hughes, Florian spent countless hours perfecting his wheel-throwing skills. During this period, he had the opportunity to further enhance his craft through a work placement at Leach Pottery in St. Ives, where he assisted renowned production thrower Jack Doherty and his team.

Join Jack, Kate, and Florian as they delve into Florian's artistic journey, discuss the intricacies of ceramics, and explore the inspirations and challenges faced by a dedicated maker. This episode is a must-listen for anyone passionate about the art of pottery and the creative process. So grab your favorite beverage, sit back, and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Florian Gadsby, only on the "We Are Makers" podcast.

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