Jo Lucksted

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Ceramics and Textile Artist
Location Somerset, United Kingdom
Introduction Hello! I am a ceramicist who has recently meandered into the realms of textiles, lured by satins, silks and taffetas.I have taken on a shop on Town Street,Shepton Mallet and am using it as my studio/workshop. From here I produce figurative sculptures based on religious and classical mythology and wall hangings and cushions inspired by interior design trends. I am open to the public so if you're passing, please drop in... Work currently exhibited at: Latitude50, St.Ives, Air Gallery, Wells, Ginger Fig Gallery, Taunton, Rostra and Rooksmoor Gallery, Bath , Gallery on the Wey, Upwey, Blue Moon Gallery, Tunbridge Wells, Pelham House Gallery, Cowes and The Guild in Somerton. I am a member of West Country Potters' Association and Somerset Guild of Craftsmen. Studio open daily
Interests My family(should be first!), Ceramics, Sculpture, Textiles, Union Jack, Love Heart, Silk, Denim, Gold, Angels, Crafts, Vintage, Amsterdam, anything shiny, Burlesque, toadstools, skulls
Favorite Movies Shawshank Redemption, Interview with a Vampire, Amadeus, Perfume, Knocked Up, Blazing Saddles, The Shining, Amelie, Everything is Illuminated, American Beauty, The Royal Tenenbaums, anything by the Coen Brothers
Favorite Music David Bowie(pre '80's!), Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Prodigy, Mark Ronson, Pendulum, The Feeling, Jamiroquai and anything Funky...plus loads of other stuff
Favorite Books Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, Perfume, Girl with a Pearl Earring, most Stephen King, some Dean Koontz