Samantha Silverton is a ceramicist currently living in Swindon, Wiltshire. She works from her studio based at Artsite, where alongside practicing her own work she teaches ceramic workshops.
Samantha studied a BA(hons) in 3D Design and Ceramics at Bath Spa University graduating in 2004. She works in Earthenware clay using hand building techniques such as coiling and slab building to create tableware.
Samantha's bold and colourful ceramics are inspired by her love of shape, line and colour. She is drawn to surface design, abstract and repeated patterns. Samantha enjoys constructing simple forms and hand paints each piece with an individual decoration often influenced by Aztec and African art.