Jonathan Garratt

Since 1980 I have concentrated on making terracotta plant pots, sculpture and glazed slipware from local clays and firing the pots exclusively with wood from the locality.  Tribal arts, especially prehistoric chinese and african, provide powerful influences for my designs.

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Exhibiting with the gallery since 2011, Jonathan was born in 1954. After studying ceramics under Gordon Baldwin at Eton in 1968, he went onto Clare College, Cambridge  before obtaining a degree in Archaeology in 1976 from Canterbury.  In 1999 he was a part-time lecturer on ceramics at the University of Westminster, London.  Since 1994 at the V&A Museum, London, he has shown extensively and his work is in numerous private & public collections.



Independent Dec 3rd, 1993.

Financial Times, May 4th 1997.

Garden Design Journal, 2007 / 2009 / 2010.

Ceramic Review, issue 237, May / June 2009.

Ceramic Review, issue 239, Sept / Oct 2009.

Article for National Trust, ABC online magazine.

Review of Book by Anna Pavord for Garden Design Journal.

Interview for Garden Design Journal.

Contribution to ‘Gordon Baldwin’ by David Whiting.

BBC 1, Countryfile 23rd February 2020.