Sigrid Hovmand trained
as a potter at Kähler Ceramics in Næstved,
Denmark and after a year's study in the USA, started her
studio in Nordby, on the island of Samsø, in 1979.
She works in stoneware, where her personal expression
has a solid basis in the craft.
The whole process, from throwing on the
wheel to the finished product, is done by hand.
Fired to completion in a gas kiln at 1300 C in reduction
atmosphere to achieve the desired colour of the clay and
"One has to be able to see that
it comes from earth and fire -
otherwise there's no point." Lilly
the work process with inlaid clay >>>