Helen Felcey

My approach to teaching is experimental.

What will students gain if they come on one of your courses?

Experimental methods of working with clay – particularly slip. Ways of making, combining materials and practices.

Are there any particular techniques/processes you use in your teaching?

Collaborative approaches to making.

What inspires your own work?

My changing relationship with the world around me.

Where can students see examples of your work?

Although I do not have a website at the moment, many examples of my work can be found online.

Where did you gain your training/experience?

MA Ceramics, Cardiff School of Art 2000-2001 BA(Hons) Three Dimensional Design, Manchester Metropolitan University 1997-2000

What teaching experience have you had?

I have taught for 9 years at Manchester School of Art. I currently lead the MA Design programme, which is a multidisciplinary collaborative design programmes. I work with both design and craft practitioners.

Have you written any books/had articles published?

I have had articles published in Ceramics Review.

Do you belong to any professional groups/societites?

I am Chair of the National Association for Ceramics in Higher Education.