This article for the Mental Health Awareness week is an opportunity for me to share my experience with mental health and how I found ways to support myself. I hope my journey will inspire you.
Back in 2015, at fifty years old, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I did not envisage that the journey to recovery would take me three long years, my marriage would break down, I would experience severe depression, and consequently would find a passion for making ceramics.
The Midlands Potters Association was running its winter open exhibition from 27th November until 5th December 2021.
The first contemporary ceramics exhibition took place at General Office gallery, Stourbridge. 17th Nov – 5th Dec 2021
Bruno Vinel from Wychbury Ceramics explains how he developed the installation EXAMINATIONS, a series of sculptural vessels exploring the connection between ceramics and health.
Bruno Vinel shares his enjoyable experience with Raku firing workshops and how to achieve great results.
My pottery journey was briefly initiated 45 years ago but the last two and half years offered me the opportunity to met amazing people who helped me develop my ceramic skills and above all, to have fun.