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Artists of the Month December 2017 - Claire and Karen Gibson

Friday 1st December 2017 at 9am

Line and Shadow 1 by Claire Gibson and N.I. Milk Bottles by Karen Gibson. Image: Line and Shadow 1 by Claire Gibson and N.I. Milk Bottles by Karen Gibson.

Twin sisters Claire and Karen Gibson are ceramic artists from Belfast.  After graduating from the University of Ulster in 1998 with Masters Degrees in Fine and Applied Art, they went on form Red Earth Designs, a successful pottery and framing studio.

Claire and Karen have become known for their distinctive designs, creating a range of award winning porcelain pieces for commission, gallery exhibition and for the retail market. Their studio is located in the Townsend Enterprise Park in Belfast, and is open to the public. 

The Nature of Things by Karen Gibson, Line and Shadow 1 by Claire Gibson,  N.I. Milk Bottles by Karen Gibson , and Large Coil-built Stoneware Sea Urchin with Spikes by Claire Gibson, are all part of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland collection.

Visit www.redearthdesigns.co.uk for further information about Claire and Karen Gibson’s work.

More objects from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s collection can be viewed online at www.artscouncil-ni.org/artwork/imu

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