I discovered the pottery in 1968, I was 14 years old. At that
time, I spent all my free time in a small school of pottery
with Paul and Yvonne Savigny. My high school education was a
nightmare. When I finally obtained my entry into second, I
integrated on competition the Applied Arts School in Paris.
There, I flourished, and left five years later with my degree
of ceramist and the congratulations of my teacher, Mr.
After my studies, I did a tour
of France with craftsmen.
In 1978 I opened my pottery studio in the Creuse near
Aubusson, I stayed there 15 years. I fired with wood in a kiln
with two chambers. In 1992 we moved to the Dordogne.
was a parenthesis: I was farmer in a
small animal park created with my wife at the time. But it
wasn't my path and after a few years I sank into depression.
Failure. Divorce. I came out of this experience stronger and
more mature. In 2007 I went back to my first activity with
I make utility and culinary pottery decorated with engobes (liquid
coloured clay) called glazed earthenware.
The Earth is goodness. It develops a formidable energy to
nourish the billion creatures that inhabit it. Thanks to it,
we can build our houses, cultivate, harvest.
The Earth that interests us, potters, is clay, uncultivated,
compact and cold, but so soft and sensual under the fingers of
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